Tag Archives: Gratitude

A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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Seeking the Face of God

Based in part on Psalms 27:8: Seeking the Face of God by Michael Romani Thankful for being a child of God Dwelling in prayer, not finding it odd But a place that knows my gratitude Keeping this thought in my … Continue reading

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Living Memories of A Man Taking the Name of Chip Takacs

May you rest in peace, Mr. Michael Robert Taska!  Heaven has gained a mischieveous, wonderfully humored, good hearted musician for it’s honor guard band. While you walked among us, you made so many smile with happiness. Always so ready with … Continue reading

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Parallel Parking Haibun

Poem A Day #5 has the Haibun as it’s form.  The word prompt is ‘parallel’.  That led to some creative thinking on my part.  What does one write about with parallel.. geography or basic driving…. “A Haibun = a prose … Continue reading

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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me!

I just wanted to thank God for another year above ground and all the happiness in it.  Sure, there have been some not great moments in it.   But, every day above ground beats an eternity below it, right?   … Continue reading

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The Beauty of A Closed Door

Not every answered prayer is best answered with a yes.  Still, there is a lot to be said about persistence, isn’t there? The Beauty of A Closed Door by Michael Romani Standing at the crossed paths of life There are … Continue reading

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Thank You To the 501 Followers!

WordPress announced to me today that just over 500 of you wonderful people out there have followed Aloha Promises Forever!  Thank each and every one of you!!  It’s been a rough go with health issues and so on going on.  … Continue reading

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Stages of Gratitude

Life when seen through the lens of a western movie …. Stages of Gratitude by Michael Romani Down the old dusty, winding road A creaky stagecoach takes it’s journey Each passenger an expert and a scold Pressed for wisdom they … Continue reading

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