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Thought For the Day: Children Are the World’s Most Valuable Resource and Its Best Hope For the Future

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – John F. Kennedy    

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First Principles: The Best Hope In Continuing Our Republic Is In Proper Moral and Religious Training of Our Children

“The only ground of hope for the continuance of our free institutions is in the proper moral and religious training of the children, that they may be prepared to discharge aright the duties of men and citizens.” – Zachary Taylor  

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Dream Child Revealed

Another from the short form poetry workshop on the anaphora form.  I found this form amenable to writing a quick rock song after the first anaphora that I wrote and previously posted. Dream Child by Michael Romani Dream child I … Continue reading

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First Principles: Keep Hope That Light and Liberty Will Continue To Advance

“I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance.” – Thomas Jefferson (1821)    

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Think On These Things

Keeping your mind on the positive and away from the negative is trick of life well worth the learning.  It is so easy, too easy, for my mind to turn toward the negative.  But when I keep my mind and … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Lambs

There’s a Netflix series called The Family.  I am only two episodes into it but so far I’m  both laughing and somewhat concerned.  The Bible admonishes Christians to pray for our leaders both spiritual and in government.  It is the Christian … Continue reading

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Hurts To Be Human

Another lousy day misspent… but hey.. a poem.. Hurts To Be Human by Michael Romani It hurts to be human It’s human to feel hurt Capturing this in the moment Filled with grief and torment The annals of our history … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Apt To Close Our Eyes Against Painful Truth That Is Capable of Transforming Us Into Beasts

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry (1775)    

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Happiness Finds Its Ending

Nothing better than a happy ending, right? Happiness Finds Its Ending by Michael Romani Not even happiness finds its ending Despite the best intentions in friending We look for ways to find our way home Walking our journey not wanting … Continue reading

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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