Tag Archives: Form

Thought For the Day: True Honor Is Formed In Our Hearts Not In Other People’s Opinions

“Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions, form our true honor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)        

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First Principles: Careful Discussion of Proposed Legislation Is the Proper Way To Legislate

“In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” – James Wilson (1791)          

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Thought For the Day: Nature Is A Endless Song of One Beautiful Form Into Another

“Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.” – John Muir, Naturalist … Continue reading

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Blank Verse For the Conforming Poet

Blank Verse For the Conforming Poet by Michael Romani Listen she tells me that often enough It’s a simple thing to learn if you try But it’s often things so simple that I Find so very hard to do so … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Grasp

Looking in from the confused but not so distant outside It must have seemed I was grasping from the riptide Flailing around while drowning on apparent dry land That’s what a deep lack of oxygen will command One minute I … Continue reading

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Substance Over Form

Based on a sermon based on 1 Samuel 16:7 Substance Over Form by Michael Romani I’ll say this with great reluctance Samuel might have been king But he was all style, no substance Israel waited for David to bring Those … Continue reading

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