Tag Archives: Pessimism

The Wolf Knows Its Howl

Enforced surveillance and censorship of the creative mind, particularly by oppressive government is nothing short of a crime against humanity. The Wolf Knows Its Howl by Michael Doyle When a writer must be brave To memorize just to save The … Continue reading

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An Indictment of the 20th Century

We have lived through the bloodiest and cruelest century of mankind’s history.  God surely must be crying. An Indictment of the 20th Century by Michael Doyle Einstein insisted God did not play with dice While other insisted God needed no … Continue reading

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Story Teller

It’s a great gift to tell tales that are seem so true that they almost walk right of the pages we read.  Isn’t it? Story Teller by Michael Romani Story tellers bring the tale Where once upon will prevail In … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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Living In Joy

Based in part on Philippians 4:1-8 Living In Joy by Michael Romani Everything that is said and everything that is done Is for the edification and glorification of the Son All the love that He has given to you and … Continue reading

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Globalization and Its Discontents

There is a struggle going on between those who seek to dominate the world under what started as the seemingly benign polices of globalization and those of us who get the need to foster cooperation but remain patriotic to our … Continue reading

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Hope To Persevere

So much adversity in our daily lives and it’s blasted toward us in 4D stereo by newscasters and pontificators who have seemingly forgotten that we need to believe things are going to turn out alright if only we are strong … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Criticism

There are places in this world where pessimism Is more than the flip side of joyful optimism And where harsh words of vehement criticism Erases every positive element of humanism When we look down these dark alleys of pallor We … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20: Petri Dish

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20 is to write a poem pertinent to rebellion.  Rebellion against tyranny being my second nature I have had to contend with the notion that perhaps I should just write a poem contending that we should … Continue reading

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