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Thought For the Day: To Be Gentle and Yielding Is the Disciple of Life

“A man is born gentle and weak. At death, he is hard and stiff. Green plants are tender and filled with sap. At death, they are withered and dry. Therefore, the stiff and unbending is the disciple of death, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Give Dominion of Yourself To Another Is A Wicked Thing

“To be given dominion over another is a hard thing; to wrest dominion over another is a wrong thing; to give dominion of yourself to another is a wicked thing.” ― Toni Morrison, “A Mercy”     

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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Your Knight and Vagabond

Conversation starter kept on a echo of same things said.  Mostly, I suppose cause it’s what’s stuck in my head lately.  How does one move beyond square one when to move requires another to have the confidence needed to make … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: People Only Have Their Kind of Love To Give; Not Our Kind

“The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.” – Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author (6 Jun 1913-1983)    

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