Tag Archives: History

Neon Century

Neon came and mostly went in the 20th Century.  Neon lights and even neon knights have made their mark.  But, like some other things in this age of rapid change, their time appears to have come and gone. Neon Century … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Declining Civilizations Are Marked With A Tendency Toward Uniformity and Standardization

“Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity.” – Arnold Toynbee, historian (14 Apr 1889-1975)    

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Music Like Ideas

Post-Punk was a thing right?  😉  See if you can tell which band this poem alludes to if you can.  Might be fun. Music Like Ideas by Michael Romani Coming from a time when Music sounded like ideas It was … Continue reading

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Breathe the Legacy

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day Four challenge is to write a sad poem.   That’s easy enough to do this time around.  Someone who is increasingly important to me beyond nearly all measure of my meager words recently lost someone.  I can … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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Memory Inspires the Future

Slavery is wrong.  It was wrong in the past.  It is wrong in the present.  It’s a wrong that will go into our future.  That is until we stand together to vanquish this evil.  I cannot stress enough that the … Continue reading

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Human 2.0

Admittedly, two poems on the same topic in the same day isn’t my usual style.  That being said, as I was looking at concept of what it means for the human race that money might well buy its way to … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Things I’m Learning From You

Dedicated to all those I like and love however imperfectly… Things I’m Learning From You by Michael Romani I’ve long sought my authenticity Pursuing it with great integrity Only to find that in the much I believed I was too … Continue reading

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A Study On Passover

Some have accused me of being a fool for God…. To them, I reply.  Why yes, thank you, I am… but I am your fool.  Dedicated to God and to serving my fellow humanity.   It matters not how little … Continue reading

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