Tag Archives: King

Birth of Merlin

Which was your favorite?  King Arthur? Or, Merlin? Birth of Merlin by Michael Doyle In 480 AD, in Britain’s Dark Ages Arthur, Camelot and Merlin rode into its pages Shrouded in the fog of great mystery It’s half lost from … Continue reading

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The Way of Swords

A warrior knows the  ways of war.  It’s that fighting soul so often missing in these times. The Way of Swords by Michael Doyle The way of swords Knows its own destiny Like an apple sliced and cored It is … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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First Principles: In the Country of the Blind the One-Eyed Man Is King

“In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.” – Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536)      

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First Principles: As the President Bears No Resemblance To A King So the Senate Has No Similarity To Nobles

“As our president bears no resemblance to a king so we shall see the Senate has no similitude to nobles. First, not being hereditary, their collective knowledge, wisdom, and virtue are not precarious. For by these qualities alone are they … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Night In Bethlehem – I

Based in part on Micah 5:2: Once Upon A Night In Bethelhem – I by Michael Romani From Bethlehem will come the king With all the joy that this will bring It’s of His glory that we all will sing … Continue reading

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Disintegration Apology

As God reminds me often, I am indeed a work in progress.  I do my best to be a good or at least decent man.  But, I am fairly flawed, right? Disintegration Apology by Michael Romani In the midst of … Continue reading

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First Principles: American Colonies Had Long Been Stopped From Abolishing Slavery Or Even Limiting It By Great Britain

“…. (A) disposition to abolish slavery prevails in North America, that many of Pennsylvanians have set their slaves at liberty, and that even the Virginia Assembly have petitioned the King for permission to make a law for preventing the importation … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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