Tag Archives: Irony

The Dreamwork of Nightmares

In these dark times when it is so hard to be optimistic, can anyone be blamed for having nightmares?  But what then are these? The Dreamwork of Nightmares by Michael Doyle Even still as we grow and mature We find … Continue reading

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An Examination of Novels

When it comes to fiction, there is no greater work of prose than the novel. An Examination of Novels by Michael Doyle A fiction in prose of a certain extent Presented in many ways of palatable content How further might … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best People Feel Beauty, Take Risks, Tell Truth, Sacrifice and Are Often Vulnerable

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”  – Ernest Hemingway, author and … Continue reading

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Echo Chambers of Disbelief

Beware the monsters under our beds.. but worse still are the monsters just behind the veneer we casually wear…. Echo Chambers of Disbelief by Michael Romani In a thousand seedy places There are monsters behind faces Playing cleverly as saying … Continue reading

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What makes a writer write? Even When Fractured Endlessly by Michael Romani Motifs of wilderness and isolation Provide the origin’s ragged narration These are the stories that keep company Even when fractured endlessly Repapered randomness may seem inane But in … Continue reading

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Dancer’s Guillotine

Dancer’s Guillotine by Michael Romani It’s a denunciation of distinction A singularity calling out its fascination The deepest feeling, reeling in my heart The point from which surrealism departs This world is a chaotic scene of violence Shown to you … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: A Blot in the ’Scutcheon – Robert Browning

Robert Browning’s story is one of a journey from success to near obscurity to success again.  From this a lesson may be drawn.  Never give up, never surrender.  There is another lesson to which so many successful persons teach us.  … Continue reading

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