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Halloween: Daughters of Salem

Daughters of Salemby Michael DoyleIn the misted realm of nightmaresBeyond the screens of our daily careThe daughters of Salem tossIn their graveyards of the crooked crossHidden tears masked by blood stainsThat cannot wash away with the cold rainsIs the fear … Continue reading

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On Attempting To Be A Good Father

As Father’s Day approaches, I am thinking a lot on what it means to be a father to my two daughters.  I am woefully aware that as they approach their teenage years, there are things I might have said and … Continue reading

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All Life Is Sacred

Perhaps  I repeat myself in saying that elevating one skin tone or sex over another is as wrong as having the first offense kept in place.  Love and respect for each other is what is needed.  All lives are sacred. … Continue reading

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A Life In Size

The saga of Dracula continues: A Life In Size by Michael Doyle In the dark castle hangs her face A painting of the sunlight he once embraced Hidden within were passages of a maze Guarded from the sun that continues … Continue reading

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The Unflinching Eye

Halloween Poem #29: The Unflinching Eye by Michael Romani We drink a toast among us Because it is what’s done and simply because To the unflinching eye of the intellectual soul It is most gratifying to have death under our … Continue reading

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A Keening of Cause

Halloween Poem #9: A Keening of Cause by Michael Romani Fallen into second sight’s vision I find myself lost in indecision There inside that stinging fog Sawn in half like a totem’s log It’s too late for what will come … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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Into the Hands of Lucifer

Another more or less for Halloween and based in part on the Tiggy provided word prompt of “suspense”: Into the Hands of Lucifer by Michael Romani Such is the language of demons cast down That we strictly start with boots … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15: Dental Plan

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15’s challenge is to attempt to take the perspective of a bad or evil character from a positive spin.  I’ve never really thought of something like that as a subject for a poem.  But, hey, why not, right?  … Continue reading

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Branded Death

Branded In Death by Michael Romani Lost souls caught in the quicksand’s mire They struggle and struggle, until they tire Burning the last embers of hope until at last The struggle is forgotten and their lives are past There is … Continue reading

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