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First Principles: America Is Built On Courage, Imagination and An Unbeatable Determination

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S. Truman    

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In the Tall Grass

Halloween Poem #28 In the Tall Grass by Michael Romani It’s there in the tall grass Out in the muck and mire That tall, tall grass That feeds on your desire Never letting you pass Out there in the tall, … Continue reading

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Stage Craft

Halloween Poem #27: Stage Craft by Michael Romani All of the magic in hocus pocus Is merely that of diverting focus Legendary in its sleight of hand It’s all just illusion; understand? Like guns on a stage in the first … Continue reading

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Season of Fear

Halloween Poem #26: Season of Fear by Michael Romani Queue the creepy music For the just the right vibe Dare to step inside And then you decide As an indulgent prattle With wicked stories told Bones shake and start to … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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Tears In Misted Eyes

Halloween Poem #21: Tears In Misted Eyes by Michael Romani Tears in his misted eyes A monster cries as his child dies While the mother prays her lullaby It’s all the watcher can do to sigh Life like a twisted … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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Ways of Survival

In the long and short of it, life is really about survival. Ways of Survival by Michael Romani And so at once, we reach our arrival That everything that happens is about survival Each Fall we are reminded of this … Continue reading

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Lessons From Thomas

Based in part on John 20: 24-31: Lessons From Thomas by Michael Romani Oh my God, I have so much doubt Always wondering what it’s about Expectations so seldom feeling met Too many turns that I sadly regret Sometimes, I … Continue reading

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Way of Things

Life and love are best lived in giving and letting go of fear. Way of Things by Michael Romani Every problems asks for solution Said the keeper of genuine seeking The passage of light in contribution Pardoned by the innocent … Continue reading

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