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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24: Elegy For A Matriarch

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24 challenge is to write an elegy of some sort.  Presently, one person comes to mind that despite her good influence on the world probably won’t get have the recognition that she richly deserves. This elegy is … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21: Narcissism Begs The Question

I didn’t plan it this way but I’m not complaining.  Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21 is to be a poem revolving around Narcissism.  Insert slightly sad but half grinning face here… Narcissism Begs The Question by Michael Romani In this convenient moment, … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20: Petri Dish

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20 is to write a poem pertinent to rebellion.  Rebellion against tyranny being my second nature I have had to contend with the notion that perhaps I should just write a poem contending that we should … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 19: Plastic Wrappings Of Earth Day

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 19 challenge reads as: “Today we challenge you to write a paragraph that briefly recounts a story, describes the scene outside your window, or even gives directions from your house to the grocery store. Now try erasing … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 18: Love Revealed

Yesterday’s poetry challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 18 was to take a poem from someone else, flip it upside down in responsive lines and then make it your own.  I don’t spend a lot of time in revision.  But, okay.   … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17: Wrapped Around Her Little Finger

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 challenge is to “write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”.   There is not a person on this Earth (or any other for that matter), who knows me and … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15: Dental Plan

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 15’s challenge is to attempt to take the perspective of a bad or evil character from a positive spin.  I’ve never really thought of something like that as a subject for a poem.  But, hey, why not, right?  … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 14: Sipping Tea From A Dirty Cup

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 14 amounts to writing a poem based on the dream meanings of some or all of certain words chosen by the person who run this thing.  The words we are to select from are: Teacup … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 11: Solo Deo Gloria

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 challenge is a nebulous subject of what might my state of the union be about my life in the future.  I live a lot in the moment.  I suppose that I nearly always have.  This is … Continue reading

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