Tag Archives: Fire

On the Importance of Forgiveness

Turns out that forgiving is the healthy thing to do, not just for others, but for yourself as well: On the Importance of Forgiveness by Michael Romani Emotional blockages put us ill at ease And this manifests itself in physical … Continue reading

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Straight Up, No Chaser

I am so far down right now that my chin up is just going to have to wait for some other day. Straight Up, No Chaser by Michael Romani Straight up, no chaser I know I can’t replace her I … Continue reading

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Even To This Day

Based in part on a life lived between worlds and still finding hope and dreaming dreams… Even To This Day by Michael Romani It was a dark night The darkest night And you were crying And I was crying And … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware of Too Many High Sounding Words Absent Accompanying Actions

“We have too many high sounding words and too few actions that correspond with them.” – Abigail Adams    

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First Principles: Happy Patriots Day 2019!

“Don’t fire unless fired upon. But if they want a war let it begin here.” – Captain John Parker, commander of the militiamen at Lexington, Massachusetts, on sighting British troops on this day in 1775 The first shots of the … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Notre Dame

In memory of the burning of Notre Dame 04/2019 and as originally posted on my Flickr account: In Remembrance of Notre Dame by Michael Romani Standing there in the center of the ancient cityGloriously symbolic in its early beloved pietyThe … Continue reading

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Catch & Release

Am I alone in seeing that the world has its moments of understated brilliance? Catch and Release by Michael Romani Writing to write, so it seems Is often the child of unknown dreams Miscast, recanted or fully embraced The soul … Continue reading

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Lost In the Sound

Some days, I miss the bad ole days of playing music and thinking that was where my journey would always lead. Lost In the Sound by Michael Romani Taking all All in stride Taken for A wild ride Taken too … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Despair In Rekindling The Patriotic Fire

“Nil desperandum, — Never Despair. That is a motto for you and me. All are not dead; and where there is a spark of patriotic fire, we will rekindle it.” — Samuel Adams  

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To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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