Tag Archives: Lies

Rituals

Ritualsby Michael DoyleRitualsTaken in sequenceProtect us from harmVisuals Seemingly in coincidenceHave their illustrious charmsEvery step takenTo shake the forsakenTo hunt or to be huntedHead on the swivel; fear bluntedTo move beyond first baseA destiny to embraceCaught in a game of … Continue reading

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A Little Time To Kill

A Little Time To Killby Michael DoyleShe had a little time to killAmong other thingsHe had a need for a big game thrillAnd to find out what tomorrow bringsWith a single shot, she found whatShe was looking for and it … Continue reading

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Parasitic Pathogens

Parasitic Pathogensby Michael DoyleParasitic pathogensEffect our societyWhether it’s the lunacy Of the politically correctOr the social constructionThat derives from mass anxietyOf tribalistic social identityDiversity, identity, and equityEach seeks allegiance to its ideologyBad ideas escape the laboratoryWe should never surrender to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart, and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“(F)alsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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A Father’s Love

A Father’s Loveby Michael DoyleA young girl hurtsWith the soul of a womanWhy doesn’t anyone understandA father listens, alert -Doing the best that he canSilently, he offers his handShe dries her eyesWhile he simply listensTo the questions on her mindHe … Continue reading

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Beneficial Benediction

Beneficial Benedictionby Michael DoyleIt should really come as no surpriseThat when all anyone ever tells is liesTo tell the truth is a revolutionBut it’s beneficial in our evolutionDon’t fear the monsters in your headMake them afraid of you insteadLike figments … Continue reading

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A Republic To Be Kept

A Republic To Be Keptby Michael DoyleStart then as it were with a nameWhat we will call out as informationThen like chess parts to the gameWe provide definition in affirmationWhat does this take in its inflectionTo voice what it is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: None Are More Hopelessly Enslaved Than Those Who Falsely Believe They Are Free

“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

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The Maze (Inside Our Minds)

The Maze (Inside Our Minds)by Michael DoyleConsciousness is who we areEqually near as it is farPast every bit of memoryRather in sadness or reveriePast the loops of improvisationThat edges us toward our creationTeetering there on the edges of madnessAre the … Continue reading

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Waking From Lies

Waking From Liesby Michael DoyleThe life before usSeen as if waking from liesMaybe it never wasWe awake with opened eyesDanger stands on either sideWhile we choose our confessionWe can fake that it stops at wounded prideOr press forward despite our … Continue reading

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