Tag Archives: Mistakes

This Is the Baseline

This Is the Baselineby Michael DoyleThis This is the baselineMissed The punchline that was a signThat That showed us the worldAs Every dream was found fetal and curledMost stages of consciousnessAre degrees of insanityMirrored images of pretentiousnessHeld to the light … Continue reading

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Shadowboxing

Shadowboxingby Michael DoyleShadowboxing with my egoHiding from whispers of an echoWhen cleansing of sin is neededAnd common sense is not heededThere are dangers in complexityRaw feelings rough in their simplicityI just need to hold on to the sunriseVisions that bleed … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Want A Society In Which We Are Free To Make Choices, To Make Mistakes, To Be Generous and Compassionate. That Is What We Mean By A Moral Society

“We want a society in which we are free to make choices, to make mistakes, to be generous and compassionate. That is what we mean by a moral society — not a society in which the State is responsible for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Are Part of the Dues That One Pays For A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren, actor and singer (b. 20 Sep 1934)

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Thought For the Day: The More Original A Discover, the More Obvious It Seems Afterward

“The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterward.” -Arthur Koestler, novelist and journalist (5 Sep 1905-1983)

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You Cannot Hurt Me

You Cannot Hurt Meby Michael DoyleYou cannot hurt meIt’s beyond possibilityI am damaged goodsA babe lost in the woodsOf my own heart, my own mindLike innocence left far behindEvery day I wake up numbed by painAll of my good intentions, … Continue reading

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The Chasm Between

The Chasm Betweenby Michael DoyleWhen man creates the perfect machineWill it be as some utopian dreamsOr will they find the chasm betweenWho we are and how we wish to seemIs one which it escapes all detectionThat mortals such as we … Continue reading

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Nihilistic Stumble Grumble

Nihilistic Stumble Grumbleby Michael DoyleLife in all its historiesIs filled with a million mysteriesThings that might have gone betterWritten and unwritten, letter by letterWe find ourselves filling up the holesTrying to bring comfort to our soulsStepping in an avalanche pulling … Continue reading

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While They Break Our Hearts

While They Break Our Heartsby Michael DoyleLife is full of imprecisionsToo many mistakesAnd too many bad decisionsRomances gone wrongNever knowing where one belongsJust another round of heartbreak songsStaying up late to catch a breakSome things can’t be fakeWhile they break … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Are Part of the Dues That One Pays For A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” -Sophia Loren, actress (b. 1934)

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