Tag Archives: Memories

Thought For the Day: Carve Your Name On Hearts, Not A Marbled Tombstone

“A good character is the best tombstone.  Those who loved you will remember.  Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.” – Charles Spurgeon      

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Daily Prompt – Handicap

It might well be said That decisions made Inside my head Exist with a shade Of handicap from the past All the die cast Offer percentages Considered hinderances I have not forgotten All the things begotten From your temperament And … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Broken

Yesterday’s word prompt (I fell asleep again before finishing my postings for yesterday..my apologies.  I have been so tired lately.) Looking back on a life’s worth of memories A simple man like me has so few mysteries But, a lot … Continue reading

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Morning Dew

Morning Dew by Michael Romani She smiled as she sweetly told me Telling me, it wasn’t to scold me That there is a sad sense of cliché In nearly every thing that I say I smiled back that there was … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Forget the Days, Remember the Moments

“People forget years and remember moments.” – Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947)      

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Resonance of Youth

Resonance of Youth by Michael Romani The angst felt In the hand dealt Was both deadly and dreamy While awkwardly steamy Remembering those days And all of our crazy ways Can be a semi-poetic meditation Too often subject to repetition … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 26: Fisherman’s Wharf

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 26 challenge is to write a poem “that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell, touch, … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Luminescence

Childhood walks in the deepness that we lived in Kept us living present in a peacefulness like Zen Luminescence peered down through the leaves Seemingly wafted along on the chill of the breeze In these secret gardens in which we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Memories Are Built On the Small Details

“It’s surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.” – Barbara Kingsolver, novelist, essayist, and poet (b. 8 Apr 1955)        

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Blank Verse Childhood

Okay, so sometimes I live my life like a Toys R Us Kid….. but…I was at a poetry workshop yesterday and we were looking at how to correctly do blank verse poems.  This is the second one I came up … Continue reading

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