Tag Archives: Hunger

Kyrielle of Empowerment

The Milkwood Poem A Day #10 is the Kyrielle.  The word prompt for day 10 is ‘element’. “Kyrielle is a French form inspired by a Christian devotional tradition, the Kyrie.” “Like that call-and-response liturgical form, the kyrielle poem has a … Continue reading

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Samson II

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson II by Michael Romani A time it was that had come When the Philistines of Gaza had plenty But, God’s children had next to none Save the for when the evil … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Truth Isn’t Always Beautiful, But, Its Pursuit Is

“The truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.” – Nadine Gordimer, novelist, Nobel laureate (20 Nov 1923-2014)    

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A Dark Waltz

Returning to the Halloween theme once again: A Dark Waltz by Michael Romani It seems that humans have always craved The horror and taste of the darkly depraved Massacre and slaughter in emboldened red Play on the hunger that riots … Continue reading

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Hope To Persevere

So much adversity in our daily lives and it’s blasted toward us in 4D stereo by newscasters and pontificators who have seemingly forgotten that we need to believe things are going to turn out alright if only we are strong … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is Always Something To Do To Make This World A Better Place

“There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don’t expect you to save the world, I do think it’s not asking too … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Juxtaposition

In a curious matter of tested disposition There exists a  maddening juxtaposition That each city finds itself this paradox So few men walk the walk that he talks The poor man has wealth a rich soul While the wealthy struggle … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Insist

In these days of intentionally living When I do less taking and more giving There are still some old habits that persist Reaching out from the inside as these insist Memories grow about being on a beach When hunger has … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Funnel

They say the hurricane started as funnel somewhere In the middle of the islands, somewhere out there They say that hurricane came to claim so many Too many, brothers, sisters, both friend and enemy Because the storm had no conscience … Continue reading

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