Tag Archives: Love

Every Day With You

Every Day With Youby Michael DoyleIn every way, people try to push apartIn all the ways that break our heartsIt’s one in a million who stay the courseInstead of changing out that tired horseToo many dreams they just fall apartIn … Continue reading

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Oblique Stare

Oblique Stareby Michael DoyleI looked up in an oblique stareUpward into that cold ceilingFighting with God in my prayerHoping that my wish would be prevailingTwo daughters stood near by my sideI was not ready to leave behindAnd to my Lord, … Continue reading

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Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)

Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)by Michael DoyleNo freedom, no libertyNo right to fundamental dignityHappy the Elephant pays the costAnd the decision it seems is lostThere will be no sanctuaryPersonhood has been denied capacityRegardless of intelligence, elephants are thingsSubstantially … Continue reading

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On A Friendship

On A Friendshipby Michael DoyleFriendship is like a storyA melody that catches and belongsThere in the ways of trustIs a love that grows as it mustChildren play at their gamesWe play our own, just the sameBelieving in things hard to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind. It Does Not Envy, It Does Not Boast, It Is Not Proud. It Does Not Dishonor Others, It is Not Self-Seeking, It Is Not Easily Angered, It Keeps No Record of Wrongs

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” – 1 … Continue reading

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River Rain

River Rainby Michael DoyleAs a gift from the CreatorThe rain fills into the riverBringing new life just begunWith a toss of dice, it’s wonLike a raindrop fills the creekWords become love we dare to speakSpilling out like a timeless riverInto … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Seem To Have Loved You In Numberless Forms, Numberless Distance, In Life After Life, In Age After Age, Forever

“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless distance, in life after life, in age after age, forever.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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The Chasm Between

The Chasm Betweenby Michael DoyleWhen man creates the perfect machineWill it be as some utopian dreamsOr will they find the chasm betweenWho we are and how we wish to seemIs one which it escapes all detectionThat mortals such as we … Continue reading

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To Angie (At Age 15)

To Angie (At Age 15)by Michael DoyleSince the day you entered the worldWith longish locks and fists uncurledI have stood amazed and maybe dotedAs I looked into your heart devotedAs it was and still in angelic senseArmed with a smile … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is the First Step To Love

“Trust is the first step to love.” -Premchand, novelist and poet (31 Jul 1880-1936)

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