Tag Archives: Head

Thankfulness For the Season

A poem in gratitude #17: Thankfulness For the Season by Michael Romani Memories of letters written By the likes of me and you To a certain man in red Depending on how written Always brought a toy or two Thoughts … Continue reading

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Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween

Halloween Poem #31: Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween by Michael Romani From the first snowflake that fell that day It was a near certainty that the tricks at play Would make every headless horseman see and know That this … Continue reading

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Letters In A Wall

Fairy tale endings do exist.  You just have to believe in love with all of your heart and soul. Letters In A Wall by Michael Romani In a thread between the past And a whisper of the future Letters in … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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Like Brothers

The things done in the military grows most men’s units in whatever force into something like family.  Most of us ended fighting for our brothers and sisters more than ideals or nations.  Some of us carry the memories of our … 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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Knock, Knock, Knocking

Watched a movie about some rockers that I kinda came up with in the world.  This came from that…. Knock, Knock, Knocking by Michael Romani Pulsating beat Keeps knock, knock, knocking Out on the streets We keep rock, rock, rocking … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Virtues of Men Are of More Consequence To Society Than Their Abilities

“The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities; and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head.” – Noah Webster (1788)      

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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I Am the Ocean

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 and the challenge is to write a poem from an unusual perspective.  What if a drop of water thought it was the ocean itself?… I Am the Ocean by Michael Romani I am the ocean I am … Continue reading

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