Tag Archives: Illusion

First Principles: There Is No Graver Error Than To Rest Our Nation On Favors From Other Nations

“There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favors from Nation to Nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” – George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796     … Continue reading

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Shadows On A Cavern Wall

Maybe Plato’s┬áRepublic┬ástill speaks to us today? Shadows On A Cavern Wall by Michael Romani Tantalizingly close to greatness The politicians cannot escape this That life has grown to seem pointless When truth is swept away and society.. … meets its … Continue reading

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Inevitable Fall

Despite best intentions, life happens as it happens. Inevitable Fall by Michael Romani This moment is and has been inevitable It was always looking for me My position is less than unenviable I have exhausted every possibility I have struggled … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Doppelganger

We can search in every valley and up every peak Believing that each of us is special and very unique And we are to a certain point in the essence of our being But then again if you search enough … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Vague

Feeling a little vague, I lay back in a worn out daze Wondering through life like some kind of maze Wandering through life like I’m lost in the haze Watching the smoke that always follows my blaze Half forgetting the … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Talisman

As near as I can remember and is recollected There are visions that are too often connected When expecting the somewhat unexpected There is often a talisman of sorts to be expected With expanded horizons we find a cosmic dream … Continue reading

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Let It Roll

Isaiah 42 Let It Roll by Michael Romani All these obsessive intentions Play into the one contention That things slip through our hands For a reason that I don’t understand A quiet voice whispers to me Boy, you gotta let … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Carve

Carved there out of the mists of time Are the heroes and legends sublime Out here in the neon nights Lit up under the signs and lights Are those of us who seek for truth I, for one, have done … Continue reading

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First Principles: Better to Give Up Everything Than Embrace Dishonor Or Immorality

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act. And never suppose that in any possible situation, or under any circumstances, it is best for you … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Age

The things that keep me up at night .. and tosses My soul around as I see society focused on losses Instead of seeing things in terms of dreams unfulfilled To be pushed hard for, chased, pursued and willed No, … Continue reading

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