Tag Archives: Hell

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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Thought For the Day: No Matter Where We Begin Our Destination Is Up To Us

“The path to paradise begins in hell.”  –  Dante Alighieri How is that for a bright and cheerful message?  Reality?  It is. Why? Because you see hell is separation from God.  From there it is our choices.  We can either … Continue reading

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A Nice Place To Visit

In the continuing promise to my eldest daughter, a poem based on the Twilight Zone Season 1, Episode 29, A Nice Place To Visit: A Nice Place To Visit by Michael Romani Resounding dissonance introduces us to Henry Francis Valentine Hard at … Continue reading

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First Principles: Tyranny Is Not Easily Conquered

“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 Shortly before the Battle of Trenton, Thomas Paine wrote … Continue reading

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Ego Push

After giving a poetry reading tonight covering some of the classics from Swinburne to Shakespeare and from Burns to Longfellow, I watched part of a martial arts movie.  Watching the movie and thinking on the differences between the realities I’ve … Continue reading

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