Tag Archives: Passion

First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)      

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Questioning Prayers

From time to time, a soul is shaken into questioning things even convictions firmly held. Questioning Prayers by Michael Romani Questioning prayers Questioning the Divine Caught in emotional snares Laid like cerebral landmines Poems to all its owed To dreams … Continue reading

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Clever As Your Dreams

Does anyone else remember going to the circus as a kid?  I think that was one of those memories for me that will live forever.  It was shocking to me later to find out that some were afraid of clowns.  … Continue reading

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Polemics and Passion

Lessons are learned about injustice and how love can reach past those injustices.  Where there is love, it will always find its way. Polemics and Passion by Michael Romani Polemics and passion Caught in moonlight Tropes that fashion But never … Continue reading

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Snow Bound (Through Your Eyes)

Seeing the world of winter in a new light: Snow Bound (Through Your Eyes) by Michael Romani The powdery white of this winter bright Paints my heart with a new kind of light Like new love refined and profound It’s … Continue reading

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Into the Night

The first kill is the hardest.  It brings tears.  With each kill, it gets easier.  Until one day, all innocence is gone and all that’s left is not a soul but a gaping wound of sheerest evil… Into the Night … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry – Diminished Hexaverse – Long Distance Love

Time for another moment of chasing around poetry with Tiggy.  This time we’re looking at Diminished Hexaverse.    This form is a poem containing stanzas of 5 lines, then 4 lines, then 3 lines, then 2 lines, ending with one … Continue reading

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Liquid Smoothness

Tried to make sense of some melodic electronica the other day… Liquid Smoothness by Michael Romani Melodies of liquid smoothness Seep into our memory Semi familiar beats of happiness Flavor the world for you and me Nostalgia jibes with subversion … Continue reading

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Remnants of Dysfunction

Everyone likes a good ghost story, right? Remnants of Dysfunction by Michael Romani To tell a great ghost story Requires moving past gory But nothing strikes this passion Like a dilapidated mansion Remnants of dysfunction Are held in the conjunction … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Great In This World Has Been Accomplished Without Passion

“Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, philosopher (27 Aug 1770-1831)    

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