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First Principles: Were It Left To Me To Decide If We Should Have A Government Without Newspapers, Or Newspapers Without A Government, I Should Not Hesitate A Moment To Prefer the Latter

“Were it left to me to decide if we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Na/GloPoWriMo #5: Pennsylvania In Transformation

Na/GloPoWriMo #5: Pennsylvania In Transformationby Michael DoyleBased on the prompt and Pennsylvania – Poetry Daily (poems.com)Other children, live freely and wildAs though energized to win the fight -Standing as I stood.Said in brave silenceWith me, as though violencesaid in shout. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes You Will Never Know the Value of A Moment Until It Becomes A Memory

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” — Dr. Seuss

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Split the Difference

Split the Differenceby Michael DoyleKicking back with my girls on the holidaysSharing life with them in a million waysWhen we happened on a soulful snip of movieWith a lot of heart that played out groovyThere in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Never Know When A Moment and A Few Sincere Words Can Have An Impact On A Life

“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” – Zig Ziglar

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Understanding Beyond Things Said

Understanding Beyond Things Saidby Michael DoyleThere it is in the subtle turn of your headAll things that go beyond what is saidIt’s there in the touch of your hand isn’t it dearThose moments when your love shines very clearAs we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Moment Men Obtain Perfect Freedom, That Moment They Erect A Stage For the Manifestation of Their Faults

 “The moment men obtain perfect freedom, that moment they erect a stage for the manifestation of their faults. The strong characters begin to go wrong by excess of energy; the weak by remissness of action.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe … Continue reading

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In the Elegance of You

In the Elegance of Youby Michael DoyleWhether dressed in red or blueThe lady I wish to dance with is youNot just for today or a few more tomorrowsBut in always in all days in joy and in sorrowHolding you close … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Each Citizen Remember At the Moment He Is Over His Vote…He Is Executing One of the Most Solemn Trusts In Human Society

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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Things Remembered

Things Rememberedby Michael DoyleDespite the well of star-crossed tearsHaving had been ponded through the yearsOf one thing, I have certainly foundThat there are enough words to be chased aroundOne thing proven is the swollen sure chanceInvolved in each moment lived … Continue reading

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