Tag Archives: Music

Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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Razor’s Edge

Another poem from another life lived an lifetime ago about who I was then and wondering how it is that I managed to turn things around maybe for the better.  At least, I like to think so? This one is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Our Bodies Are the Instruments Through Which Our Souls Play Their Music

“We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.” – Albert … Continue reading

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Music Can Make Us Feel Invulnerable and Related to All of Time

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau     

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Thought For the Day: Rest, Nature, Books, Music and Love For One’s Neighbor Bring Happiness

“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What One Can Be, One Must Be

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.” – Abraham Maslow, psychologist (1 Apr 1908-1970)    

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Music Like Ideas

Post-Punk was a thing right?  😉  See if you can tell which band this poem alludes to if you can.  Might be fun. Music Like Ideas by Michael Romani Coming from a time when Music sounded like ideas It was … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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Lost In the Sound

Some days, I miss the bad ole days of playing music and thinking that was where my journey would always lead. Lost In the Sound by Michael Romani Taking all All in stride Taken for A wild ride Taken too … Continue reading

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