Tag Archives: Greed

In A Honeyed Land

Every biome or space in nature or land has a particular carrying capacity for what can be taken from it without removing the stability found there.  Also, for how much life and of what kinds it can support.  But, for … Continue reading

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Kermode White In Blues

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23 sets out a challenge to write a poem about an animal or animals: Kermode White In Blues by Michael Romani Two white tigers, not in biology More in a thing of Chinese astrology Set about that day … Continue reading

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The Whiskey Priest

Based on Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.. seemed suitable for Lent on the dark side.. Read the novel to see why more accurately…. The Whiskey Priest by Michael Romani Anger has replaced ambition With the drive to drink Even … Continue reading

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Broken

It is what it is… Broken by Michael Romani When to myself a danger I’m perhaps better as a stranger Love can be funny that way I have too many dragons to slay Fixed hard to this reality Beginning to … Continue reading

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Voice of Reason Is Too Often Drowned Out for Immediate and Immoderate Gains

“But the mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” – … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 27: Tarot Under the Law

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 27 is/was one that I do not find myself happily doing.  I have no idea what is up with this year’s series of challenges.  But, this one is perhaps the worse ever.  I believe as … Continue reading

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The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas by Michael Romani The magic of Christmas just cannot be taught When people turn inward Instead of outward as they ought There is a need for a Christmas wish Following each step on the list Two … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Envy Does Not Create Wealth; Freedom and Character Do

“Envy doesn’t create wealth. Freedom and character does. How about we focus less on punishing those who succeed and more on helping those who are not realizing their potential?” —Star Parker        

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Next Lucky Strike

The Next Lucky Strike by Michael Romani I’d offer you my soul But, it’s already sold Living on the edge In my search for gold This ring of fire Burns so bright Greed and desire Tugs at me at night … Continue reading

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