Tag Archives: Master

To London, Across the Sea

A further retelling of Dracula in poetic form: To London, Across the Sea by Michael Doyle In a tested game of chess A knight is menacing a queen The losing side will confess What this really means A voyage has … Continue reading

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The Great Not So Great Society

American History continues through the Lyndon Baines Johnson presidency: The Great Not So Great Society by Michael Doyle LBJ entered his presidency aiming to be legendary Setting his sights on ending poverty through Great Society Johnson aimed to do this … Continue reading

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Antebellum Blues

It’s true that there’s a lot more to the Southern side of the story than I’ll cover in this poem.  But, with respect to American history, I would be amiss if I failed to cover this. Antebellum Blues by Michael … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Rushing Into Action, You Fail

“Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. Therefore the Master takes action by letting things take their course. He remains as calm at the … Continue reading

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God From Machine

We live in interestingly troubled times. God From Machine by Michael Doyle In the spiraled stairs leading to the future Is a universal fate we must embrace and nurture Asking who is worthy to be given and receive The truth … Continue reading

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Let Us Begin

So many promises of the 20th century have led to false starts, broken hearts and the horror of confronting the results of our delusions. Let Us Begin by Michael Romani In pursuit of stronger minds Do we risk leaving souls … Continue reading

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Virtuosity

In memory of the passing of Neil Pert, percussionist and lyricist extraordinaire: Not that great of a job on this but.. for the memory of a good man passing, Neil Pert: Virtuosity by Michael Romani  Quietly fighting against his demise … Continue reading

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First Principles: Officeholders Are the Agents of the People, Not Their Masters

“Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters. Not only is their time and labor due to the government, but they should scrupulously avoid in their political action, as well as in the discharge of their official duty, … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Bride

Halloween Poem #12: Dracula’s Bride by Michael Romani The master does not want as she has given Feasted into blood, never to be forgiven An eternal kiss shared in the late night As betrayer of truth and hater of light … Continue reading

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Blown Away

I guess it’s not much of a confession to say that I love art and the arts, right?  Have you ever looked at what it takes to create blown glass art?  Years ago, at an amusement park I know of … Continue reading

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