Tag Archives: Hell

Still the Monkey Grins

The world has a monkey on its back.  It’s the darkness inside us all. Still the Monkey Grins by Michael Romani Born innocent Victims to the sins The sins of the father Eden’s fall set the precedent Banished, cast before … Continue reading

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No Heaven Without You

The other day, some one thinking they were oh so wise, chose to tell me that I should not love who I do.  To that person and others like her, I say it’s a simple matter of truth.  Addressed to … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Curtain

Drawn deep from the pits of hell Is the watcher behind the half veil Blown in the night air like a curtain Never knowing his prey for certain Older than house he haunts More wicked than those he taunts The … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Harder the Conflict, The More Glorious the Triumph

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine in “American Crisis” (1776)    

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First Principles: The Harder the Conflict With Tyranny, The More Glorious Is the Triumph

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”  — Thomas Paine, American Crisis, No. 1, 1776      

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15: Dental Plan

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15’s challenge is to attempt to take the perspective of a bad or evil character from a positive spin.  I’ve never really thought of something like that as a subject for a poem.  But, hey, why not, right?  … Continue reading

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The Howling Man

In a continuation of my promise to my eldest princess and based on The Twilight Zone, Season 2: Episode 5: The Howling Man by Michael Romani It seems that life will always have its frustrations Some that lead us into … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Relocate

False choices lead to a little revved up revocation As humanity processes the eventual need for relocation Choices given voices to the feelings dwelling inside A demonstration of remonstration we can’t easily hide Why do some choose to dwell in … Continue reading

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Dagger of Set

Dagger of Set by Michael Romani Erased from history Still there in the legacy The gods are angered And all of our lives endangered The dagger of Set Jagged edge of death It’s a curse we endure From which there … Continue reading

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Sneaking Suspicion

Would it be a wake up call If you tried to learn it all And realized there was more to know Thank you ever really could Would it be an ethical death row To live your life striving to do … Continue reading

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