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Thought For the Day: Daughters – Be Kind To Your Father

“Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young, / Who loved thee so fondly as he? / He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, / And joined in thy innocent glee.” – Margaret Courtney, poet … Continue reading

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#MeToo

#MeToo by Michael Romani It sometimes seems That the broken dreams Belong to the wealthy And maybe that’s unhealthy As in causes like #MeToo These privileges won’t do Won’t do; shouldn’t do Mustn’t do; you agree… don’t you? #MeToo needs … Continue reading

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Byzantine Beats

Byzantine Beats by Michael Romani On the northwestern shore of Galilee There on its very highest point Was where 8 maids milked lessons needed Beatitudes presented that must be heeded With two loaves and fish in a makeshift mass Was … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Conversation

Early this morning, I had a conversation with the dead Spoken quietly and earnestly about the year ahead His silence spoke volumes about the coming year And the need for me to get things into gear It seems that we … Continue reading

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Birthday Thoughts 2017

Birthday Thoughts 2017 by Michael Romani It is just before the hour of nine And I have a quiet moment to call mine The princesses are now fast asleep And I’ve a moment to think that I’ll keep Earlier in … Continue reading

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It’s In Our Home

It’s In the Home by Michael Romani We’re never, ever alone Family of God in our home Engraved in corner stone We put the king on His throne Gathered together in one accord Our God is in our midst Richer … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Snippet

Isn’t it funny how life comes and goes With all of its happiness and little woes Framed in little bits and snippets That you retain in your mind and with it The feelings that weigh so deep Down inside your … Continue reading

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Macy’s Day Parade 2017

Macy’s Day Parade 2017 by Michael Romani Waking up just a little late I forgot that I had made myself a date To watch the Macy’s Day Parade Even if alone for this serenade A visual serenade of beauty, color … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Gremlin

Take it from an old military man, there is no gremlin Be it domestic or straight from the gated Kremlin That should be allowed to destroy our sense of peace Let’s find grace today and from our troubles release At … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mercy

Woe to you who treat God as useful fiction You like me should offer prayer in contrition Instead you come at me like you’re my superior And jaw at me like I am some kind of inferior Oddly it is … Continue reading

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