Tag Archives: Mortal

A Life In Size

The saga of Dracula continues: A Life In Size by Michael Doyle In the dark castle hangs her face A painting of the sunlight he once embraced Hidden within were passages of a maze Guarded from the sun that continues … Continue reading

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Death and A Desert God

A further adventure in Egyptian myth. Death and A Desert God by Michael Doyle Without ambition, Horus would quietly assert That to kill a desert god, you must kill the desert To kill a desert, requires Ra, God of the … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept (Ephphatha)

God took the form of man and lived experiencing all that we do.  In so doing, He experienced all of our feelings.  Based in part on John 11:38: Jesus Wept (Ephphatha) by Michael Doyle One of the best secrets never … Continue reading

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Fragments Beyond Authenticity

In the words of Bob Dylan, the times are indeed a-changin’ Fragments Beyond Authenticity by Michael Doyle In a world less versed in prophecy Caught up in its whirl of hypocrisy The by-word become feigned authenticity And nothing is scarier … Continue reading

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Ode To A Mermaid Friend

A new friend who helped me in getting my bearings in the new place I have in SL and encourages me to form a poetry group there is a mermaid.  We were talking about the funny quips she has on … Continue reading

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Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … Continue reading

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A Bleakness of Breath

Continuing on my semi-gothic mood, Halloween Poem #8: A Bleakness of Breath by Michael Romani In a cemetery of bleakness Down from the Devil’s house In a coldness that speaks of this There is a tremble as quiet as a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Are All Mortal Until the First Kiss and Second Glass of Wine

“We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.” –  Eduardo Galeano    

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First Principles: We Must Accept Human Beings As We Find Them Without Expecting Perfection

“We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals.” – George Washington (1786)    

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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