Tag Archives: Fight

Collect Call

In humble gratitude, I offer this poem for those moments we feel most challenged in trying to understand the necessary balance of things as a poem of thankfulness #10: Collect Call by Michael Romani It’s moments like these When I’m … 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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Music of the Night

Halloween Poem #20: Music of the Night by Michael Romani Creatures of the night Make such music don’t they? Listen closely until first light To the things that make the undead happy The vampire lord finds love tragic As it … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Fight, Get Beat, Rise, and Fight Again

“We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.” – Nathanael Greene    

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Propagation

Continuing in the series  on survival: Propagation by Michael Romani I pity the poor Mayfly Who have only one day To find their way to a mate Before the day is gone and it’s to late Love it seems can … Continue reading

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Boy Genius

Inspired by and dedicated to the vexatious life of Erik Satie. Boy Genius by Michael Romani Reeling out of control Unable to console The boy genius fights Taking confront in his nights Sideways bit of swagger Sliced into like a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Fight For the Right To Life Is the Cause of the Whole Family of Man

“The fight for the right to life is not the cause of a special few, but the cause of every man, woman and child who cares not only about his or her own family, but the whole family of man.” … Continue reading

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To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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Like Brothers

The things done in the military grows most men’s units in whatever force into something like family.  Most of us ended fighting for our brothers and sisters more than ideals or nations.  Some of us carry the memories of our … Continue reading

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