Tag Archives: Injury

It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled

December 3rd is both National and International Disability Day.  In honor of this: It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled by Michael Romani As I pull in to park at the facility I feel a dreaded sense of vulnerability It’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: Legislation Is Neither Wise nor Just When It Puts the Welfare of A Single Interest At the Expense and Injury of Many and Varied Interests

“Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.” – Andrew Johnson    

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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Tending the Mind Body Connection

Increasingly, we are finding that the body and mind have tremendous capacity to heal and otherwise exceed expectations. Tending the Mind Body Connection by Michael Romani The twenty first century Turns its new direction In terms of modern biology Finding … Continue reading

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Samson (X)

Continuing in the retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as told in The Book of Judges: Samson (X) by Michael Romani X It is as it must That God’s wrath is just To watch his people die Or leave … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wrong None Through Injury Or Omission of Duty

“Wrong none, by doing injuries or omitting the benefits that are your duty.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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First Principles: Live In Moderation and Avoid Extremes

“Avoid extremes. Forebear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.”  -Benjamin Franklin      

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Stages of Gratitude

Life when seen through the lens of a western movie …. Stages of Gratitude by Michael Romani Down the old dusty, winding road A creaky stagecoach takes it’s journey Each passenger an expert and a scold Pressed for wisdom they … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Person May Harm Others Equally Through Action Or Inaction and Is Just As Culpable For Injury

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.” – John Stuart Mill, philosopher and economist (20 May 1806-1873)   … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Conjure

In these dark, crazed and often turbulent times We have turned our minds to more wicked rhymes Violence and anger of every kind spread with persistence It somehow has gotten to the point of pondering existence Or so it seems … Continue reading

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