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Ways of Survival

In the long and short of it, life is really about survival. Ways of Survival by Michael Romani And so at once, we reach our arrival That everything that happens is about survival Each Fall we are reminded of this … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry: In Your Name

From the short form poetry workshop last night.  It is a form called anaphora.  These are the notes from the first notecard explaining the concept: “Anaphora is a poetic technique. From the Free Dictionary The first definition for anaphora is … Continue reading

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Dream Space

Broken hearts kinda byte… Dream Space by Michael Romani There’s a dream space Deep within the flame And it holds your name A moment that I embrace Thinking on your name Holier than my shame The happiness that I once … Continue reading

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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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Upside Down Emu Love

Written on a bet that I couldn’t write a poem about emus that also was a love story.  The person betting this hadn’t the poem about the goats in love, did they? 😉 Upside Down Emu Love by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Blessed Be the Name

Based in part on Genesis 50:20: Blessed Be the Name by Michael Romani Awestruck with the Lord in admiration Filled with unearned grace and fascination Holding strong to the blessed name That leads with light and knows no shame God’s … Continue reading

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Finding the Extraordinary

Based in part on 1 Samuel 16:13 Finding the Extraordinary by Michael Romani Love burns like a blazing white light Bringing soul shine into my night The hallelujah in your bright eyes Offers it’s brilliant sense of surprise Lifted up … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Muscle

There is something in her free form tussle That is stronger than any sort of muscle The love she feels and the love she brings Is powerful enough to make me want to sing From the day she danced up … Continue reading

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