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A Dragon Born

A Dragon Bornby Michael DoyleIn the province of Henan, gungfu was bornTo rise to defeat China’s enemies as swornShaolin’s grace side by side with Tai Chi’s schoolBrought honor to their disciples’ ruleA battle head was one of strictly set contestFighting … Continue reading

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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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From the Canyon’s Heart

A poem of gratitude #7.  This one is from a sense of gratitude toward the music that came to life from the Laurel Canyon scene.  I think that though I leaned toward progressive hard rock in my music, my lyrical … Continue reading

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Toying With Reality

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21’s challenge is to write a poem in a surrealistic manner. Toying With Reality by Michael Romani From the north looking down on the spinning top The world twirls around and may never find its stop All the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Russian Collusion Hoax Was A Disgraceful Witch-Hunt Shaming the Media, the FBI and Hollywood

“The Russia collusion hoax was a disgraceful fake news witch-hunt that shames all of Trump’s deranged enemies in the media, the FBI and Hollywood and has probably ensured their worst nightmare — his re-election.”  – Piers Morgan    

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Los Feliz Memories

For the good and bad of it, Hollywood has had a tremendous influence on global entertainment. Los Feliz Memories by Michael Romani Cinematic ghosts are conjured back into existence As half remembered legends draped in persistence A séance draws back … Continue reading

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Artifice (What Price Hollywood?)

Some musicians and actors strive so hard to be genuine and authentic, not matter how hard they have to fake it…. Artifice (What Price Hollywood?) by Michael Romani It’s arguably corporeal Slightly nostalgic and funereal The singer’s veil is repurposed … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Authentic

It’s a daily sort of hectic struggle In the midst of this half mast jungle Trying to keep our world true and real In a place that devalues the think of our feel At the risk of sounding a bit … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Age

The things that keep me up at night .. and tosses My soul around as I see society focused on losses Instead of seeing things in terms of dreams unfulfilled To be pushed hard for, chased, pursued and willed No, … Continue reading

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