Tag Archives: Lost

Daily Prompt – Innocence Lost

Seems like a theme this year so far for this coming Halloween doesn’t it?  I guess it’s been on mind lately that some of our worse horrors are self inflicted by mankind. On Innocence Lost (In War) by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Deep Marsh Roses

Though often thought creepy, the deep marsh definitely holds its beauty. Deep Marsh Roses by Michael Romani When poised with the question of the deep marsh Most people think first in terms of things harsh But, were you to ask … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Grimace

The chains that bind us to our dark embrace Are the chains that make me stop and grimace Is there even a ghost of a chance at second glance Bringing all of this back into some balance? Tell me now, … Continue reading

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Eichmann’s Finale

For some crimes there is never enough justice.   That Eichmann attempted to make the case that simply following orders somehow exonerated his deeds has always struck me as horrific. Eichmann’s Finale by Michael Romani Shattered echoes fill the mind … Continue reading

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Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … 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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Daily Prompt – Whisper

In the whisper of the light eternal, we dance Show boat and quiet moments, bring romance She makes my heart flow into cosmic song Until she looks away and I no longer belong Deep in my soul, I mostly feel … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Sit

Taking a ride on my life’s busy train Tracks rolling through my brain Taking this moment to read and sit Wondering at the miss and the hit Wondering where and why this is leading Lost inside all my want and … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Respect Due the United States Is Lost If It’s Reputation Is of Weakness

“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” – George Washington      

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First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government and Civil Society

“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 51, … Continue reading

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