Tag Archives: Lead

To Catch A Falling Star

To Catch A Falling Starby Michael DoyleSometimes I feelThis is not my worldI find myself searchingLooking for the doorThat will lead me awayFrom this wrong worldAnd to a place I belongFrom the ashes of yesterdayI feel as if I must … Continue reading

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The Clock Keeps Ticking

The Clock Keeps Tickingby Michael DoyleFrom that pristine sense of momentWhen we come out of the wombThe clock starts tickingWith all its joy and tormentWe become the life in the roomMaking things happen through our kickingIt is in building the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism of Any Type Leads To A Destruction of the Human Spirit

“Socialism of any type leads to a total destruction of the human spirit.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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To Live Beyond the Grave

To Live Beyond the Graveby Michael Doyle There are things I think onThat I wish not to be goneThere are words I have saidThat might help others ahead it’s these things I would saveTo extend these beyond the graveIn hope … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #27: In A Cemetery Obscure

Na/GloPoWriMo #27: In A Cemetery Obscureby Michael DoyleToday’s walkFilled with historyFootsteps fallenIn the silent cemeteryMelancholy and forlornThis modern world Needs some of the ringlornTo realize, everyday is a questHarmless decision pointsLead to the agnosthesiaWords spoken and unspokenHold their forms of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Easier To Lead Men To Combat, Stirring Up Their Passion, Than To Restrain Them and Direct Them Toward the Patient Labors of Peace

“It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.” – Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (1869-1951)

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Climbing the Relationship Ladder

Climbing the Relationship Ladderby Michael DoyleWe say hello to initiateHoping that we might appreciateEnough at this first impressionThat it might lead to accessionPressing on simply to exploreCrossing that boundary to something moreWe work at reducing the uncertaintyThough certainly there is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Great Nations Have Responsibilities To Lead and We Should Always Be Cautious of Those Who Would Lower Our Profile

“It was leadership here at home that gave us strong American influence abroad, and the collapse of imperial Communism. Great nations have responsibilities to lead, and we should always be cautious of those who would lower our profile, because they … Continue reading

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Blood Moon Rising

Poem 3 in a continuing series of retelling of a classic werewolf tale: Blood Moon Rising by Michael Doyle Torchlight flows and leads the way As the full moon comes to claim the day Are you braver than me, my … Continue reading

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On Attempting To Be A Good Father

As Father’s Day approaches, I am thinking a lot on what it means to be a father to my two daughters.  I am woefully aware that as they approach their teenage years, there are things I might have said and … Continue reading

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