Tag Archives: Metaphor

Owed To Two Old Goats

It’s a metaphor… or is it? šŸ˜‰ Owed To Two Old Goats by Michael Romani Two loving goats who need their own page She’s waiting on the floor; he’s up on the stage Nothing better than fifty shades of grazing … Continue reading

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Shadows On A Cavern Wall

Maybe Plato’sĀ RepublicĀ still speaks to us today? Shadows On A Cavern Wall by Michael Romani Tantalizingly close to greatness The politicians cannot escape this That life has grown to seem pointless When truth is swept away and society.. … meets its … Continue reading

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Your Body Is A Metaphor

Your Body Is A Metaphor by Michael Romani There, I said it Your body is a metaphor I’m telling you, sister It’s a real tongue twister One might argue it as intentional And way beyond conventional Problematically slippery when wet … Continue reading

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King Nine Will Not Return

Continuing in the Series for my eldest daughter Angie, based on original Twilight Zone series, Season 2, Episode 1 King Nine Will Not Return by Michael Romani The place is Africa in 1943 Where war spits out so violently From … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Stifle

Out in the stifling heat just outside of Barstow Where it as broiling hot even in the shadow She smiled and gave me her notorious wink Involuntarily becoming my muse I think After I had thought my thoughts and some … Continue reading

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Short Poetry Workshop – Kenning Poem – Feeder of Eagles

Tuesday night’s short poetry workshop involved learning to write kenning poems.Ā  What is that you might ask?Ā  The kenning poetic device originated in Norse and Anglo-Saxon poetry and serves to use a two or three word phrase in substitution for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes Radical Change Is Necessary To Reveal Beauty

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (1926-2004)        

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Transparent Metaphors

Transparent Metaphor by Michael Romani Metaphors are important That’s what she said I agreed, they are significant I kept that thought in my head No gold star child was I I could barely look her in the eye Still, there … Continue reading

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