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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Premature

I laughed with a shake of my head Never count me out as done or dead I smiled my quiet denouncement At the premature announcement And she sought to find me unfit As a father, unworthy of even a bit … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17: Wrapped Around Her Little Finger

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 challenge is to “write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”.   There is not a person on this Earth (or any other for that matter), who knows me and … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Quartet

Suddenly found in a quartet of contemplation I  find myself with four points left of inspiration Points of reference found in yesterday and today The other points of perspective along the way Are those of only now and what was … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Restart

It’s those sleepless moments along the way When I lie awake before restart of the day Flowing to the windmills in my simple mind Looking at my eyelids and hoping to find Some logic behind all my false reason Some … Continue reading

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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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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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Thought For the Day: We Teach Our Children By Our Actions and Through Our Words

“The words a father speaks to his children in the privacy of the home are not overheard at the time, but, as in whispering galleries, they will be clearly heard at the end and by posterity.” – Jean Paul Richter, … Continue reading

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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Revival

Revival by Michael Romani Woken up to revival More than survival Renewing our standing Never demanding No longer spiritually stale This is our story; this is our tale A return to our first love Finding faith in above It’s no … Continue reading

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To Sierra, On Turning Eight

To Sierra, On Turning Eight by Michael Romani There with your sweet, twinkling eyes Playing with thoughts in your dazzling mind You always seem to find new surprise While leaving no teddy bear behind You, with your Shirley Temple grin … Continue reading

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