Tag Archives: Loss

Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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Cut To the Quick

Life has its moments, doesn’t it? Some of the worse are when we get in a fight with someone we love dearly, right?  Wrote most of this last night.  Today, we quickly made up. Thinking that I wish I were … Continue reading

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Remnants of Dysfunction

Everyone likes a good ghost story, right? Remnants of Dysfunction by Michael Romani To tell a great ghost story Requires moving past gory But nothing strikes this passion Like a dilapidated mansion Remnants of dysfunction Are held in the conjunction … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Morale

Though most seem to steal when they should be buying I am not the one who encourages this even when lying I am the man who does the best that he knows and can With morale built up in an … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Thin

Shooting from the far side I feeling it thin Lost my pride Looking in; looking in All those things that I done Got this rabbit on the run Praying from near side Reeling it in Talking ’bout my pride Looking … Continue reading

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On Losing You

Feeling lousy today with only myself to blame… On Losing You by Michael Romani In losing you I might as well Have lost my life Sad, but, true This end of tale.. I would have made you my wife I … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Size

A tear drop is painted on the wall It’s the many details behind the fall Telling its secrets to all who will see Of hope lost and grief in travesty Large or small, it’s the size of an ocean A … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Virtuous People Cannot Be Subdued

“While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.” – Samuel Adams (1779)      

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First Principles: Do Not Be Defeated By False Politeness, Effected Delicacy Or Feigned Decency

“Be not intimidated … nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.” -John Adams … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Disappear

My soul’s compass sees the distant way Of things happening beyond today My metamorphosis begins at loss On the murky waters on which I toss Over the crest of the forbidden wave I find myself in the same watery grave … Continue reading

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