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Midnight Reflections

Midnight Reflectionsby Michael DoyleSending I love you echoes across the canyon wallInto the frigid air of this late fallThinking to myself that you were once so nearNow gasping at the thought that you might disappearThe distance is no further than … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Only Good Bureaucrat Is One With A Pistol At His Head. Put It In His Hand and It’s Good-Bye To the Bill of Rights

“The only good bureaucrat is one with a pistol at his head. Put it in his hand and it’s good-bye to the Bill of Rights.” – H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

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To the New Sunrise

To the New Sunriseby Michael DoyleHand to heart, heart to handI wish only that you understandThat even if it weren’t for all your charmI would never wish to bring you harmWhen and wherever you may goYou take my care beyond … Continue reading

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The Devil Tempts

The Devil Temptsby Michael DoyleThe Devil tempts an overplayed handSomething that even kings understandThere is merit in finding humiliationIt leads us to patience and tolerationEach a step toward our maturationAs we learn to live lives of moderationSomehow…between our grief and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: May Each of You Have the Heart to Conceive, the Understanding To Direct, and the Hand to Execute Works That Will Make the World A Little Better For Your Having Been Here

 “My fondest hope for each one of you — and especially for the young people here — is that you will love your country, not for her power or wealth, but for her selflessness and her idealism. May each of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Human Need Is Really A Great Spiritual Vacuum Which God Seeks To Fill

“Human need is really a great spiritual vacuum which God seeks to fill…With one hand in the hand of a fellow man in need and the other in the hand of Christ, He could get across the vacuum…Then the passage, … Continue reading

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Gotta Get the Truth Out

Gotta Get the Truth Outby Michael DoyleBoth sides are rightBoth sides are wrongIn the dead of the nightWhere do I belong?The words that are saidWhen none should speakRoll around in my headAs I look down from this peakThere’s a lot … Continue reading

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There You Are, It’s Spoken

There You Are, It’s Spokenby Michael DoyleOh, it’s a messy messIf only the truthYou would confessA shake of a handUsed to be the bondSincerity, we could understandBut when you pretendSnaking aroundAs if it’s something you can defendWhy you stalk and … Continue reading

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First Principles: As Parents, We Can Have No Joy, Knowing That This Government Is Not Sufficiently Lasting To Ensure Any Thing Which We May Bequeath To Posterity

“As parents, we can have no joy, knowing that this government is not sufficiently lasting to ensure any thing which we may bequeath to posterity: And by a plain method of argument, as we are running the next generation into … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Love

Through the Eyes of Loveby Michael DoyleThrough the eyes of love I see youDreaming of things we’ve grownTo become and what it is we doWhat the future holds is shownIn the way that you touch my handAnd how you kiss … Continue reading

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