Tag Archives: Meaning

Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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In Defense of Human Reason

Too many people have forgotten the processes of empirical observation and its accompanying reasoning as the basis for real science.  This insistence of substituting in dogma and speculation in the name of a hijacked science and failure to adhere to … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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What Is Art?

I was sitting on a swing in a virtual world and thinking on how beautiful the build was that had been designed to evoke and memorialize my dead family members and close friends who had died before their time and … Continue reading

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What Is the Enough?

Of some things, we can never have enough. What Is the Enough? by Michael Romani Of nature, art and poetry All of these things dear to me There is never enough to be enough Nothing in the world can ever … Continue reading

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Abstractiva

Abstract art has it’s meanings if you look deep enough. Abstractiva by Michael Romani Chaotic, feathery strokes embrace The tempest that is grief Jagged streaks of rage turn to face The locked out ability to find relief Seeping outward in … Continue reading

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Faceless Portraits Transcending Time

As remarkable as it may seem, AI, that is to say, Artificial Intelligence is not only being ‘taught’ to do art but some of the pieces already done to date are fetching upwards of $450,000.00 for portraits that an art … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Governing Maxim In Interpreting the Law Is To Discover the Meaning of Those Who Made It

“The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is, to discover the meaning of those, who made it. The first rule, subservient to the principle of the governing maxim, is, to discover what the law was, before … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Is A Light By Which We See Life

“In the end, the poem is not a thing we see; it is, rather, a light by which we may see–and what we see is life.” – Robert Penn Warren, novelist and poet (24 Apr 1905-1989)    

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When It’s Gone

My Plan B poem for the poetry month event.  It wasn’t necessarily meant to be the poem dealing with the passage of time.  But then, as the words flowed, it’s exactly about that isn’t it? When It’s Gone by Michael … Continue reading

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