Tag Archives: Place

The Paradox of Being

A poem of gratitude #9 for all that God has brought into my life, all the lessons learned and the love felt as blessings along the way. The Paradox of Being by Michael Romani It’s there in our perspective Being … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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Bearing Our Witness

Based in part on Acts 7:55-56: Bearing Our Witness by Michael Romani Here we are to give our witness Showing in our walk out bit of fitness All in all given in strength and humility Testifying in life as part … 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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Thought For the Day: The World Is Dangerous Not Because of Evil People but Because of People Not Doing Anything About It

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” – Albert Einstein    

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Beating the Odds

Life’s will to survive is a remarkable story. Beating the Odds by Michael Romani Heat of day and cold of night The Great Dying came with a fright Two Hundred Fifty years ago Nearly all life died as you might … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie’s End

At the end of many an Oriental meal, there is that tidbit of sweetness and fortune told.   My last one reads,” (D)o not wish to be anything but what you are and try to be that perfectly”.  … and … Continue reading

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Kermode White In Blues

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23 sets out a challenge to write a poem about an animal or animals: Kermode White In Blues by Michael Romani Two white tigers, not in biology More in a thing of Chinese astrology Set about that day … Continue reading

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I Am the Ocean

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 and the challenge is to write a poem from an unusual perspective.  What if a drop of water thought it was the ocean itself?… I Am the Ocean by Michael Romani I am the ocean I am … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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