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Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween

Halloween Poem #31: Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween by Michael Romani From the first snowflake that fell that day It was a near certainty that the tricks at play Would make every headless horseman see and know That this … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Paradoxical When Parents and Teachers Fail To See the Connection Between Learning and Play

“It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.” – Leo Buscaglia, author (31 Mar 1924-1998)      

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First Principles: Parents Have A Duty To Maintain Children Decently In Accordance With Their Circumstances

“It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for … Continue reading

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What Did Mary Know?

Based on Luke 2:52: What Did Mary Know? by Michael Romani Sweet Mother Mary was there from the start With love of a mother that would never depart Providing in part the example for His humanity A study in relationship of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Bestow

It’s just one of things that all parents know The joy and the wonder that our babies bestow As we lead and we reach and teach them From the highest height to the lowest grass stem We love them, we … 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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First Principles: The Foundations of National Morality Rests In the Family

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … In vain are Schools, Academies, and Universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their earliest years. … The vices and examples of … Continue reading

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The Perfect Nanny

The Perfect Nanny by Michael Romani She didn’t know how to die Only how to give away death The story revolves as to why Perhaps, it is all she had left The modality of a perfect nanny For two quickly … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Teach Our Children By Our Actions and Through Our Words

“The words a father speaks to his children in the privacy of the home are not overheard at the time, but, as in whispering galleries, they will be clearly heard at the end and by posterity.” – Jean Paul Richter, … Continue reading

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