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Keeping Our Truth

Keeping Our Truthby Michael DoyleReaching out in my cognitionHoping that my thoughts and perceptionsMight find a little recognitionAnd from that grow some receptionLiving life under another’s definitionPoints in mockery at the deceptionAs we walk this world in disguiseKeeping our truth … Continue reading

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Slips of the Tongue

Slips of the Tongueby Michael DoyleSlips of the feeble tongueCome more often when no longer youngThings ill thought should often not be saidBut instead kept inside one’s headOur lives are played out like a movieSometimes hellbent though that doesn’t move … Continue reading

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To Find A Friend

The world is a sometimes scary place, particularly when it comes to the heart, isn’t it? To Find A Friend by Michael Doyle To find a friend In this friendless world Toward this end I lay fetal and curled Is … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Government Capable of Contending With Human Passions Unbridled By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution … Continue reading

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Connections Made

In looking out toward what others do and say, sometimes I have moments of introspection.  Lately, this has centered and focused on the connections made between a lady I spend hours talking with and feeling so deep.  Not that past … Continue reading

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The Veil Falls

That first sight.  You heart either implodes into the chemistry of it all.  Or, you sink into yourself and wonder at the missing spark.  Still, what an amazing concept to be resting in words alone and faith that true love … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Soldier, Above All Others, Prays For Peace

“The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur      

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Thought For the Day: Realize That True Happiness Lies Within You

“Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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First Principles: Evils Which Are Not Cured In One Way Tend To Find Another Way To Be Cured

“Evils which are not cured in one way will cure themselves in some other.” – Thomas Jefferson (1791)      

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