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First Principles: Be Courteous To All, But Intimate With Few and Let Those Few Be Well Tried Before You Give Them Your Confidence

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” – George Washington

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day:

“It is discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” – Noel Coward (1899-1973)    

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Blood Moon Rising

Poem 3 in a continuing series of retelling of a classic werewolf tale: Blood Moon Rising by Michael Doyle Torchlight flows and leads the way As the full moon comes to claim the day Are you braver than me, my … Continue reading

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To Escape the Warren

More or less dedicated to A Watership Down: To Escape the Warren by Michael Doyle In the beginning Rabbit gained his tricks There on the path of winning Played out like a guitarist’s licks Each to have their meaning Captive … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Can Only Exist In the Society of Knowledge

“It is Favorable to liberty. Freedom can exist only in the society of knowledge. Without learning, men are incapable of knowing their rights, and where learning is confined to a few people, liberty can be neither equal nor universal.” – … Continue reading

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Moments Spent

Spending time with my girls was an awesome experience as always. Moments Spent by Michael Romani Spending time with these two All of our moments are too few Dreams shaping in their minds Gifts of smiles of which I’ve been … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: People Should Be As Concerned With Clearing the Innocent As Punishing the Guilty

“I hear much of people’s calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.” – Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)    

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First Principles: Many Observe Christ’s Birthday; Few Follow His Precepts

“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!” – Benjamin Franklin  

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Natural Collaboration of Lights

Okay.. so it’s a stretch.  But, since I’m always grateful for art and artistic endeavors, this will be my poem of gratitude #26: Natural Collaboration of Lights by Michael Romani Water falls Like the passage of time The angle calls … Continue reading

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