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First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government and Civil Society Ever Pursued Until Liberty Is Lost

“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 (1788)     … Continue reading

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Talk Is Cheap Rondel

The Poem A Day form for Day#14 is the Rondel form.  The word prompt is ‘sunspot’.  Sorry to say. But, I am not going to use the word prompt.  It’s only provided here in case there is a reader out … Continue reading

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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … 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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Snowfall On A Small Town

Is it just me, or, when you drive through falling snow, does it feel sometimes like you’re in a magical sort of snow globe and just hope no one shakes you awake? Snowfall On a Small Town by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Death Plays For Sympathy

Half time score:  Benign!  There’s a biopsy I can live with…. Death Plays For Sympathy by Michael Romani In the feigned victory Of death played for sympathy The gods whisper at the score Fatalistically wishing, wanting more To feel right … Continue reading

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Caged In Differences

Another poem inspired by Mowgli came about as Mowgli seeks to reintegrate into the man village.  It seems that many of us cage ourselves by definition dwelling on the things that separate us rather than sharing in the commonalities.  None … Continue reading

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Living Life’s Loving Moments

Maybe part of a writer or a wannabe writer anyhow is a certain sense of watching life happen and thinking on it?  Maybe over thinking sometimes? Living Life’s Loving Moments by Michael Romani Living like we’re dying Smiling instead of … Continue reading

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Stubbed Toe Pride

Pride and stubbed toes often go together in the most unlikely but problematic combinations. Stubbed Toe Pride by Michael Romani With all the stubbed toes aside It’s hard to run when filled with pride Strong words said as accusations fly … Continue reading

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