Tag Archives: Idea

Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse

I heard an interesting global reading of Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  From this contrasted with the pandemic lockdown came: Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse by Michael Doyle As is the way of many a hero’s journey Enduring the … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Words

Words are such powerful things – especially when you’re not finding the right ones… Alchemy of Words by Michael Romani Standing just before the threshold Hand to heart then hand to ground At peace as each journey unfolds I reverently … Continue reading

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Finished Ideas

To design for toying or for play allows the imagination to stray.  Does it not? Finished Ideas by Michael Romani Finished ideas Have no place In the imagination All idylls To embrace With our fascination The only limitation Is that … Continue reading

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Barbie and Barney Backlash

It’s quite like me to pedal as fast as I can and still be a day behind and several dollars short.  But that’s not going to stop me from living my days to their fullest.  Yesterday, as it turns out … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Celebrating Christmas Is To Love Others, Why Do We Have To Wait All Year To Do That?

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” – Bob Hope      

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Thought For the Day: A Bedrock Principle of the First Amendment Is that Government Cannot Prohibit the Free Expression of Ideas That May Be Offensive or Disagreeable

“If there is a bedrock principle of the First Amendment, it is that the government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.” – Justice William J. Brennan (1906-1997)   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Have A Good Idea Have Lots of Ideas

“The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” – Linus Pauling, chemist, peace activist, author, educator; Nobel Prize in chemistry, Nobel Peace Prize (1901-1994)    

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Music Like Ideas

Post-Punk was a thing right?  😉  See if you can tell which band this poem alludes to if you can.  Might be fun. Music Like Ideas by Michael Romani Coming from a time when Music sounded like ideas It was … Continue reading

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Shakin’ the Sim On Halloween Eve

We were shaking the sim on that Halloween Eve We were looking around and could not believe Tuna Casserole can have a noxious effect Maybe we should be more careful to inspect The sirens, banshees and headless horsemen Have all … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Give Each Other The Space To Grow and Be Ourselves

“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, … Continue reading

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