Tag Archives: Man

Valentine’s Day Villanelle

Milkwood’s  Poem A Day #7 is at best very difficult.  The form is the Villanelle.  The word prompt is ‘tide’. The villanelle consists of: “19 lines. Two rhymes. Two lines that repeat. Six stanzas – five are three lines each … Continue reading

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First Principles: Humanity Naturally Indulges False Hope While Shutting Our Eyes to Painful Truth

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry, … Continue reading

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

Since mankind began, there has been the hero’s journey.  A man starts with just his dreams and builds his world or fails.  Those with heart prevail.  That then is the trick to this tale. Flying Solo by Michael Romani Long … 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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From A Flower, A Garden Grows

Today’s Thought For the Day really grabs at my heart and soul.  It bears repeating until we all get it.  In this world and all virtual worlds, we can be fairly much choose to be most anything we desire.   … Continue reading

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Broken

It is what it is… Broken by Michael Romani When to myself a danger I’m perhaps better as a stranger Love can be funny that way I have too many dragons to slay Fixed hard to this reality Beginning to … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Intended To A Nation Ruled By Law and Not Men

“They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” – John Adams      

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Jungled Twist

Another swing at the Jungle Book has been taken.  First poem based on that movie is done and posted below. Jungled Twist by Michael Romani There is something in this reality A certain truth about fragility That the jungle twists … Continue reading

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