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Thought For the Day: The Power of Authority Is Never More Subtle and Effective Than When It Produces A Psychological Atmosphere Or Climate Favorable To the Life of Certain Modes of Belief, Unfavorable, and Even Fatal, To the Life of Others

“The power of authority is never more subtle and effective than when it produces a psychological ‘atmosphere’ or ‘climate’ favorable to the life of certain modes of belief, unfavorable, and even fatal, to the life of others.” – Arthur Balfour … Continue reading

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Beauty’s Brutality

Beauty’s Brutalityby Michael DoyleIn the deeps of Finland’s heartThe land lies in its darknessBathed in the Northern LightFrom where whispers of hope startAgainst the chilling harshnessBelow winter’s frosted nightSummer has been quick and fleetingTo thrive here takes endurance and courageWorn … Continue reading

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Reality Check

To listen to the DNC the last 2 nights and a portion of today, you would think they could do no evil and that President Trump can do no right. If perhaps you don’t fact check what they say and … Continue reading

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Pinkerton Lawman

The Pinkertons became the crux of what became the Secret Service.  Their storied history is often looked these days. Pinkerton Lawman by Michael Doyle A snake isn’t hard to find In the what that’s left behind When you flip over … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020

The days are dark but we will get through this. Pandemic 2020 by Michael Doyle Mass graves mark the passing through Of the last major outbreak of flu There are not moments relegated to history But a devastating part of … Continue reading

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A Return To the Sea

A pirate’s lot remains on my mind today.  To me, like many, there has always been a bit of allure to some of the legendary pirates.  Not the least of these is a chapter in a book I aim to … Continue reading

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Fragments Beyond Authenticity

In the words of Bob Dylan, the times are indeed a-changin’ Fragments Beyond Authenticity by Michael Doyle In a world less versed in prophecy Caught up in its whirl of hypocrisy The by-word become feigned authenticity And nothing is scarier … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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A Pale Death

Halloween Poem #17: A Pale Death by Michael Romani The end of days descends Like a fog from hell that ascends On us all a thick as it can be As we dance away our sanity Lilith asks for one … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is the Courage To Continue That Counts

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal:  It is the courage to continue that counts.”  – Winston Churchill    

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