Tag Archives: Fate

Tumbleweed Connection

Based in part on The Epistle to the Philippians 3:7-14: Tumbleweed Connection by Michael Romani You only have this life to live For its worse and what it might give But each of us lives each day One at a … Continue reading

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Streets Made of Marmalade

A truly wonderful story for children of all ages.  This is my small tribute to a tale that I probably love  more than I should. Streets Made of Marmalade by Michael Romani Rather small Rather sneezy As you’ll recall It’s … Continue reading

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Moth To Flame

It’s dangerous world out there.  But, it is filled by those who love as well. Moth To Flame by Michael Romani The nightmares that we live by Are enough to make brave men cry Fate whispers and a man answers … Continue reading

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Death Plays For Sympathy

Half time score:  Benign!  There’s a biopsy I can live with…. Death Plays For Sympathy by Michael Romani In the feigned victory Of death played for sympathy The gods whisper at the score Fatalistically wishing, wanting more To feel right … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Bayou

The whispers only outnumber the will ‘o wisps down in the bayou… Down In the Bayou by Michael Romani Whisper, whisper just loud enough And behind your listening ear It’s that tingle of anticipated fear Like the leaves falling this … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Be Respected and Trusted, We Must Keep Our Agreements

“States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790)      

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Thought For the Day: We Are the Masters of Our Fate and Captains of Our Souls

“It matters not how strait the gate, / How charged with punishments the scroll, / I am the master of my fate: / I am the captain of my soul.” – William Ernest Henley, poet, critic, and editor (23 Aug … Continue reading

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Hearts That Burn

History shows a weird thread of interlacing love and hate that has come to influence all of humanity.  Were it God’s way and not ours, I am thinking and believing there would be a lot more love and maybe none … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Archaic

As the older man looked out his fifth floor window It was easy to tell which direction this would go The storm surge forced the waters constant rising It left him kind of breathless, though hardly surprising The young man … Continue reading

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Shifting Dice

Shifting Dice by Michael Romani What exactly is behind the roll? Is it fate or probability? Belief in what controls Often shapes our reality To say that it depends on the nice Is to really not be very precise Roman … Continue reading

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