Tag Archives: Fortune

A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy Of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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The Mission of Paris

In the continuing saga of the fall of Troy: The Mission of Paris by Michael Romani Cheering Trojans party like no tomorrow Whispered rumors bring their sorrow A maiden finds her lips are sealed While coming darkness through a mirror … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Candle

A flicker of candles whispers in the night Offering their cordial, guiding light The breeze whispers its sad prayer Holy death makes us all too aware That our days here are numbered Cautiously counted among the slumbered All the colors … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Truly Good and Wise Seek To Always Act Nobly

“The truly good and wise man will bear all kinds of fortune in a seemly way, and will always act in the noblest manner that the circumstances allow.” – Aristotle, in Nicomachean Ethics, Book I      

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At the Temple of Good Fortune

I sit here late night/early morning and a day late again but running as fast as I can to keep up with the poem a day challenge of April’s poetry month observation.  The challenge today is to write a poem … Continue reading

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