Tag Archives: Loss

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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Glimmer

In a curtain of glimmer I was watching you Watching you shimmer In everything that you do If I was a pirate I’d be shivering my timber Going for gold, not iron pyrite Gotta keep lose, keeping it limber In … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 4: To Make You Whole

The challenge for day four is to create a poem making an abstract concept concrete.  I was thinking of my brother in law lately anyhow.  So, I chose to embody the grief felt by both he and I regarding my … Continue reading

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Faith Is Contagious

Faith Is Contagious by Michael Romani Faith is and should be contagious As it is shared in each story Faith is and should be contagious As it is shown in each glory Faith revolves around the door Spoken words of … Continue reading

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On Idealism and Its Defeat

On Idealism and Its Defeat by Michael Romani Too often the rebuke of idealism Can seem like only so much tribalism Each convinced of an abstraction of right Though differently seen in its perspective of light Lives of practical politics … Continue reading

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