Tag Archives: Honor

Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty Is One of the Most Precious Gifts Which Heaven Bestows On Mankind

“Liberty is one of the most precious gifts which heaven has bestowed on man; with it we cannot compare the treasures which the earth contains or the sea conceals; for liberty, as for honor, we can and ought to risk … Continue reading

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Ode To A Mad Dog

Read between the lines and realize that some things just need to be said regardless… Ode To A Mad Dog by Michael Romani In the depths of a duty of silence Is the observed, held with vigilance That there are … Continue reading

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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Dad Is the Best Title I’ve Ever Had

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton I think this is very true with the exception of being ‘Daddy’.  I love both my little girls more than life itself. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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In Memory of D-Day

God bless those who lived and died for liberty all those many years ago.  Peace is that better place we would all prefer to live.  Dying is the price some are willing to pay so that others might have that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware That Two Passions Strongly Influence Politics – Love of Power and Love of Money

“(T)here are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice—the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action; but, … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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