Tag Archives: Jungle

The Whiskey Priest

Based on Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.. seemed suitable for Lent on the dark side.. Read the novel to see why more accurately…. The Whiskey Priest by Michael Romani Anger has replaced ambition With the drive to drink Even … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Our Children Require Mindful Cultivation To Grow Best

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” – Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)      

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To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … Continue reading

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To Truly Belong

Second poem mostly absorbed from watching the new Mowgali Jungle Book movie on Netflix: To Truly Belong by Michael Romani The fruit there hangs low And don’t you know Life can make a monkey out of you In all of … Continue reading

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Jungled Twist

Another swing at the Jungle Book has been taken.  First poem based on that movie is done and posted below. Jungled Twist by Michael Romani There is something in this reality A certain truth about fragility That the jungle twists … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Authentic

It’s a daily sort of hectic struggle In the midst of this half mast jungle Trying to keep our world true and real In a place that devalues the think of our feel At the risk of sounding a bit … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Require Nurturing and Cultivation

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” – Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)          

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