Tag Archives: Honor

The Arrow Shoots Straight

We can do nothing about our yesterdays.  We cannot do a whole lot about our tomorrows but prepare.  All we are promised and all that we have is this moment we breathe. The Arrow Shoots Straight by Michael Romani We … Continue reading

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For Those Beneath

Today is National Wreaths Across America Day, December 21, 2019… please remember in your thoughts and prayers, those who gave all that we might live free.   Thank you! For Those Beneath by Michael Romani Sharing a bottle of mental … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Courage and Honor Are The Greatest Qualities of the Mind

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle    

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Happy Diwali 2019!!

In honor, respect and much appreciation for those who follow my work from India, I wish you one and all a very happy Diwali! May these illuminating Diwali lights surround you and your loved ones with happiness and positivity. Happy … Continue reading

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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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