Tag Archives: History

Daily Prompt – Copper

Nothing can tarnish the mountains of copper canyon Except, perhaps, their memory if we abandon The beauty of this bronze mineral so malleable Flexed to the point we were no long able Thin stacks of this stamped into the pennies … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Justice

There is a story in prudence, justice and the other sister It’s one to be listened to very well if you care, mister Without prudence there is no justice for any to be had That leaves us with pure mischief … Continue reading

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Legends Persist

Legends persist throughout our culture.  They always have.  I believe they always will. Legends Persist by Michael Romani Choking on the information age Where everything is instantly all the rage Be it Britney Spears or history The internet is here … Continue reading

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Twilight of the Gods

  Twilight of the Gods by Michael Romani Lately, it’s seemed a little perverse How many goodbyes, I’ve said in verse As baby boomers meet the end of trajectory And the twilight of the gods becomes history I’m sure this … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Pedigree

In the name of my heritage, I have been to hell and back In all ways fighting for the light and never fading black In the name of my jaded pedigree,  golden cause of legacy I often cite my family’s … Continue reading

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Lessons In Living History

Lessons In Living History by Michael Romani The hardest thing to comprehend Is why so many fail to understand That lessons in history tend to repeat Maybe because the lessons are incomplete Like angel wings openly spread History is more … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: History Is A Novel

“History is a novel whose author is the people.” – Alfred de Vigny, poet, playwright, and novelist (27 Mar 1797-1863)   I would go this one step further and say that the more I have learned about history, the more … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The History of Science Has Been the Gradual Realization That Events Are Orderly

“The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.”  – Stephen Hawking Forget about … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Daniel Defoe – The Shortest Way with the Dissenters

Born on September 13, 1660, the English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy Daniel Defoe fka as Daniel Foe became famous popularizing the writing form known as a novel with his works including Robinson Crusoe prior to his passing on … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Robert Burns – Ode for General Washington’s Birthday

Today is the anniversary of George Washington’s Birthday on February 22, 1732.  In honor of this day and in keeping with the tutorial studying the Harvard Classics, Aloha Promises Forever presents Robert Burns’ Ode for General Washington’s Birthday  This may be … Continue reading

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