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First Principles: Nothing Is More Certain Than That A General Profligacy and Corruption of Manners Make A People Ripe For Destruction

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, That All Mankind Is Created Equal

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” – Declaration of Independence   … Continue reading

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Depths of Despair

How much sadness can one little girl’s heart hold?  More than the number of angels that can dance on the head of an infinite pinhead. Depths of Despair by Michael Doyle In the depths of despair Her life out of … Continue reading

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Holding Hands With the Sun

Falling in love with art is an intimate construction within ourselves expressed both outwardly and inwardly. Holding Hands With the Sun by Michael Doyle An experience of the narrative Doodles swirled in declarative Filling out the feels An imaginative look … Continue reading

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Gifts From the Heart

Day 20 of Na/GloPoWriMo, 2020!  2/3rds of the way through this year’s event.  The optional prompt is to “write a poem about a handmade or homemade gift that you have received“. Gifts From the Heart by Michael Doyle Since divorce … Continue reading

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To Become A Knight

To be a knight is to be a servant for the country and its people. To Become A Knight by Michael Doyle The darkness is coming There’s no use in running Ruthlessly conquering as it comes It brings us to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Love Another Person Is To See the Face of God

“Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Floriography of Our Easter Love Renewed

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11, 2020… and hoping each of you is having a blessed Easter eve!!  Today’s poem prompt is to write a poem featuring the secret language of flowers, floriography.  Given that I have been with my two little girls … Continue reading

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Mother’s Milk Haynaku Sonnet

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 10, 2020!  The objective is to write a: “hay(na)ku is a variant on the haiku. A hay(na)ku consists of a three-line stanza, where the first line has one word, the second line has two words, and the third … Continue reading

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While You Named the Stars For Me

It’s the eighth day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020!  Today’s optional prompt is to take bits of Twitter bot generated poets and run with it to make it our own.  I have no idea what others did, but, it seemed the thing … Continue reading

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