Tag Archives: Identity

Wall of Ego

Wall of Egoby Michael DoyleSelf righteous PhariseesAre often truth’s worst enemiesIn looking down on others, you miss the skiesSelf-deceived by our prideful, lying eyesMissing the mark of God, in favor of meBelieving myself the pilot of my lifeI mistake my … Continue reading

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On Finding You Finding You

On Finding You Finding Youby Michael DoyleWithout a snort and very little poutYou said it all when you walked outI’ll say that I admire your integrityAs you work your own path and identityWho is to say what forges a personalityOnly … Continue reading

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On Being Indigenous In the 21st Century

On Being Indigenous In the 21st Centuryby Michael DoyleIn this world of the modern ageWhen most wish to appear a wise sageIt is pithy to posture and sayIn that pseudo-intellectual wayThat the indigenous follow Mother Nature’s wayThough if you were … Continue reading

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Toying With Reality

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21’s challenge is to write a poem in a surrealistic manner. Toying With Reality by Michael Romani From the north looking down on the spinning top The world twirls around and may never find its stop All the … Continue reading

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Hunting Himmler – A Found Poem

Milkwood’s Poem A Day #6 is the Found Poem form and has as its word prompt “gravity”. A found poem is quite literally that.  Scanning through the written material of others a little snatch of verbiage here and there catch’s … Continue reading

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American Lion: Speaker of Truth

Frederick Douglass was a Republican.   I love when I read the Left try to work its way around that with lies and pretense and then try to make the case anything but than it was.  The Republicans formed in … Continue reading

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Eichmann’s Finale

For some crimes there is never enough justice.   That Eichmann attempted to make the case that simply following orders somehow exonerated his deeds has always struck me as horrific. Eichmann’s Finale by Michael Romani Shattered echoes fill the mind … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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Na/GloPoWriMo 5: To Be me, Not You

Day 5 arrived yesterday about the same time that I upped my running (albeit at a very slow pace) to an hour of running.  There’s my excuse and I’m keeping with it.  It’s hard to write a new poem when … Continue reading

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Modernity

Modernity by Michael Romani Since the inception of the Meiji dynasty Japan has sought its sense of modernity Growth and development for several generations Has been the impact of this restoration Tradition pitted against modernity Has been the struggle in … Continue reading

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