Tag Archives: Modern

End of the Frontier

Between the 1870s to the early 1900s, American society became a vast sea of sea change in matters of all forms of transformation going on at once. End of the Frontier by Michael Doyle The travesty of the Civil War … Continue reading

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Letters In the Window

Typography choices are fascinatingly subtle and yet make all the difference.   I struggle with seeing this as art.  But, indeed it truly is. Letters In the Window by Michael Doyle Letters blended with sophistication Dependent on the reader’s appreciation … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Celebrating Christmas Is To Love Others, Why Do We Have To Wait All Year To Do That?

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” – Bob Hope      

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Sonnet For A Modern Love

This 27th day of Na/GloPoWriMo raises the bar to writing a sonnet.  They, whoever they is, say that sonnets are usually about romantic interests, dark ladies or distant men.  Okay!  I think I go this one.  But, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Duality Revisited

Imagine a conversation between Dr. Jeckyll and Dr. Frankenstein on their lifework… Duality Revisited by Michael Romani In the duality That we are There’s an active pull Never in equality Out of balance just so far Trampled by the running … Continue reading

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Talk Is Cheap Rondel

The Poem A Day form for Day#14 is the Rondel form.  The word prompt is ‘sunspot’.  Sorry to say. But, I am not going to use the word prompt.  It’s only provided here in case there is a reader out … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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Thought For Today: The Modern World Requires Personal Initiative and Adaptability

“A society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise, they will be overwhelmed by the changes … Continue reading

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