Tag Archives: Imagination

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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Vision Strikes Its Pose

Always insight be it on stage or on screen, there’s a lot that goes into being a costume designer, right? Vision Strikes Its Pose by Michael Romani To design, to tell a story A costume in all its glory Accents … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Universal Peace Will Never Exist But In the Imaginations of Visionary Philosophers Or the Breasts of Benevolent Enthusiasts

“A universal peace, it is to be feared, is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” – James Madison (1792)      

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Ring, Ring Rings the Phone

Today is both National Call A Friend Day and National Chocolate Candy Day!  In honor of this, to paraphrase a military tradition, ‘eat them if you got ’em’ and call a friend if only to tell that person or persons … Continue reading

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First Principles: America Is Built On Courage, Imagination and An Unbeatable Determination

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S. Truman    

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Stage Craft

Halloween Poem #27: Stage Craft by Michael Romani All of the magic in hocus pocus Is merely that of diverting focus Legendary in its sleight of hand It’s all just illusion; understand? Like guns on a stage in the first … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Imagination Brought Mankind From the Dark Ages To the Present State of Civilization

“Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.” – L. Frank Baum The points about Columbus and Franklin are technically wrong, while the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dreams Are Forever

“Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.” – Walt Disney    

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Walking Talk of Talking Walk

Some say that a nice walk is the best time and way to observe, think and observe.  I see the point of this.  For me, it use to be to go on a nice 10-15 mile run.   Those days … Continue reading

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Quietude Reclaimed

It’s all about connection isn’t it? Quietude Reclaimed by Michael Romani Take a moment to connect In a mind and body redirect Finding ourselves a sense of peace When we take our cares and release All the tension kept inside … Continue reading

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