Tag Archives: Loss

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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Felt (The Loss of Shangri-la)

It’s interesting.  This poem started of with the intention of being a lighthearted look at the sort of a person who would look at Shangri-La an think that all it’s missing is a casino.  By the time, my pen hit … Continue reading

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Moth To Flame

It’s dangerous world out there.  But, it is filled by those who love as well. Moth To Flame by Michael Romani The nightmares that we live by Are enough to make brave men cry Fate whispers and a man answers … Continue reading

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The Beauty of A Closed Door

Not every answered prayer is best answered with a yes.  Still, there is a lot to be said about persistence, isn’t there? The Beauty of A Closed Door by Michael Romani Standing at the crossed paths of life There are … Continue reading

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On Coming Home Again

Is death just returning home again?  Some say so.  I don’t know. On Coming Home Again by Michael Romani It’s a matter of fact There’s no going back Only moving ever forward Hoping this moment takes us toward The new … Continue reading

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Choices Made

I could not really decide on a pertinent title.  How does one sum up a poem about knights and the struggle for nobility? Choices Made by Michael Romani There is nothing that stands against corruption More than those who will … Continue reading

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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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