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In the Truth of Poetry

In the Truth of Poetryby Michael DoyleLife, it seems in as far as it is reachableIs filled with those moments that are teachableOne of the most powerful of lessons to learnIs the ability to quick study, determine and discernA poem … Continue reading

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Knowing of the Why

Knowing of the Whyby Michael DoyleI believe I know the whyOf why a weeping willow criesWhen there was no time for goodbyeAnd that’s the case for each of us who diesEven in the best case of stabilityThere lies the uncanny … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Let’s Make A Weeping Child Laugh

“The mosque is too far from home, so let’s do this / Let’s make a weeping child laugh.” -Nida Fazli, poet (12 Oct 1938-2016)

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This Boy Is Yours

This Boy Is Yoursby Michael DoyleThis boy is yours is engraved on my heartAlways to stay and never to departMy love will always be there and be trueThat is as long as you want me tooMy home is in your … Continue reading

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Ghosts of A Daddy’s Duty

Ghosts of A Daddy’s Dutyby Michael DoyleSpent the weekendHoping for the GodsendThat of finding a ghostOr, at least making the mostOf finding a haunted houseQuiet like a church mouseCreeping around a shadow’s homeWondering if we are aloneWe didn’t find any … Continue reading

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Not Even Death

Not Even Deathby Michael DoyleIf only the hand of loveCould ensnare the moonAnd if belief in the stars aboveBrought faith to the near and soonThere would be nothing to being handledNo complications to become rattledJust the courage needed to be … Continue reading

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To Find A Friend

The world is a sometimes scary place, particularly when it comes to the heart, isn’t it? To Find A Friend by Michael Doyle To find a friend In this friendless world Toward this end I lay fetal and curled Is … Continue reading

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To Keep the Sacred Near

A look at life’s lessons. To Keep the Sacred Near by Michael Doyle Life thrusts us into situations Thigh deep in aggravations But then there’s a lesson even in that One felt deep even if you’re not an empath Another … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Great Nations Have Responsibilities To Lead and We Should Always Be Cautious of Those Who Would Lower Our Profile

“It was leadership here at home that gave us strong American influence abroad, and the collapse of imperial Communism. Great nations have responsibilities to lead, and we should always be cautious of those who would lower our profile, because they … Continue reading

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Prayer For Courage

Poem Number Six in a series on a retelling of a classic werewolf tale: Prayer For Courage by Michael Doyle Look deep – is it a surprise? Do you see the beast in my eyes God knows that I wish … Continue reading

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