Tag Archives: Pain

Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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On This St Nicholas Day 2019

Happiest of St Nicholas’ Days 2019!  This is the day that I will forever and a day celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season.  Though honestly, I believe the world would be all the better if we kept Christmas in … Continue reading

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It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled

December 3rd is both National and International Disability Day.  In honor of this: It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled by Michael Romani As I pull in to park at the facility I feel a dreaded sense of vulnerability It’s … Continue reading

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The Outspokenness of Brokenness

A poem of gratitude #29: The Outspokenness of Brokenness by Michael Romani Lord, if you’ll forgive my outspokenness How do you love us in our brokenness? I get that you died for us on a crucifix Wounded by my own … Continue reading

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Walking In Thankfulness

A poem of thankfulness #13: Walking In Thankfulness by Michael Romani There in the goodness that is the God-ness That waltzes right past guilt into innocence With the grammar of faith we talk our talk Knowing that thankfully, we’ll walk … Continue reading

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The Healing Acceptance of Self

A poem of humility and gratitude # 12: The Healing Acceptance of Self by Michael Romani With gratitude, I accept myself No longer looking for answers from a shelf But, seeking instead to find peace from within Behind that wall … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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A Humble Path Past Conflict

Part of living a life with more gratitude might include less fight and conflict and greater humility.  Poem #2 for this season of thankfulness: A Humble Path Past Conflict by Michael Romani With gratitude not as demanding Toward the God … Continue reading

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Fade To Black

Halloween Poem #25: Fade To Black by Michael Romani We shared our goodbyes at hallowed grave To the one that we could not save Then sat ourselves in shadowed room Almost welcoming our mournful gloom There was a time shared … Continue reading

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