Tag Archives: Glory

In Sacred Witness

In this season of thankfulness and gratitude, poem #2: In Sacred Witness by Michael Romani Then was a time for counting coup But along the way, I grabbed a clue That just maybe we should be less about glory In … Continue reading

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Fade To Black

Halloween Poem #25: Fade To Black by Michael Romani We shared our goodbyes at hallowed grave To the one that we could not save Then sat ourselves in shadowed room Almost welcoming our mournful gloom There was a time shared … Continue reading

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Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … 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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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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