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Wildness Into View

Another in the series on photography.  This one focuses on capturing animals and plants. There is so much to see in this fascinating world of ours. Wildness Into View by Michael Doyle Staying hidden in order to see Is the … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Fondness For Power Is Implanted, In Most Men, and It Is Natural To Abuse It When Acquired

“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” – Alexander Hamilton (1775)      

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Remonstration

The 28th Day of Na/GloPoWriMo asks for optional prompt of recalling our favorite bedrooms in the manner of our choosing.  Mostly what I remember growing up shouldn’t be. Remonstration by Michael Doyle Looking back without much remonstration I recall how … Continue reading

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First Principles: In the Struggle For Liberty, Be Willing To Know the Whole Truth; To know the Worst and To Provide For It

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth – and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Fondness For Power Is Implanted, In Most Men, and It Is Natural To Abuse It

“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” – Alexander Hamilton (The Farmer Refuted, 1775) Read the full originating source here: https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0057    

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Natural Collaboration of Lights

Okay.. so it’s a stretch.  But, since I’m always grateful for art and artistic endeavors, this will be my poem of gratitude #26: Natural Collaboration of Lights by Michael Romani Water falls Like the passage of time The angle calls … Continue reading

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In the Tall Grass

Halloween Poem #28 In the Tall Grass by Michael Romani It’s there in the tall grass Out in the muck and mire That tall, tall grass That feeds on your desire Never letting you pass Out there in the tall, … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Apt To Close Our Eyes Against Painful Truth That Is Capable of Transforming Us Into Beasts

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry (1775)    

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First Principles: Humanity Naturally Indulges False Hope While Shutting Our Eyes to Painful Truth

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry, … Continue reading

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