Tag Archives: Glory

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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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Satan’s Kiss

Madness knows no mercy. Satan’s Kiss by Michael Romani Loneliness becomes her friend The only one on which to depend In a chosen profession of glory A mild confession is given in story To hold belief in once upon As … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Do Not Fear Failure

“Don’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” – Bruce Lee        

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Wish That You Would Listen

Everyone wants to be heard, no one wants to really listen. Wish That You Would Listen by Michael Romani You come on strong But you got it all wrong And I wish that you would listen Just wish that you … Continue reading

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First Principles: The American Revolution Bonded Principles of Civil Government With Principles of Christianity

“The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected, in one indissoluble bond, the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.” –  John Adams    

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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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First Principles: Harder Conflicts Bring More Glorious Triumphs

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine    

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Tumbleweed Connection

Based in part on The Epistle to the Philippians 3:7-14: Tumbleweed Connection by Michael Romani You only have this life to live For its worse and what it might give But each of us lives each day One at a … Continue reading

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First Principles: The True God Exists As Father, Son and Holy Ghost and the Scriptures Are His Revelation

” I believe that there is one only living and true God, existing in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, the same in substance equal in power and glory. That the scriptures of the old and … Continue reading

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