Tag Archives: Poems

This Haunting Song

Some say this time we live in is too familiar to the Spanish Influenza back in 1918.   So far, the numbers don’t even remotely echo that horrific event.  Still… This Haunting Song by Michael Doyle This epidemic is a … Continue reading

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Ode to the Bellisserian Family

In the midst of Second Life, there exists the community of Bellisseria .  It is the inspiration and virtual child of one, Patch Linden, and maintained and developed by his “moles”.  Those who live there are a unique bunch of … Continue reading

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Tilting Mental Windmills

On bad days, I awake wondering if maybe Don Quixote wasn’t on to something in his belief of pursuing impossible dreams.  Other days, I dare to dream these. Tilting Mental Windmills by Michael Romani Captured frames from your window Map … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When We Listen, the Air Is Heavy With Poems, Ripe For Plucking

“If we listen, the air is heavy with poems, ripe for plucking.” – Yahia Lababidi, aphorist (b. 25 Sep 1973)    

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Sometimes It Seems

Sometimes it seems… Sometimes It Seems by Michael Romani Sometimes it seems It’s a life of broken dreams Falling apart at the seams Dams busted, flooding streams I just can’t find my way Back to our yesterday That I lived … Continue reading

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Non-Binary Paradise Revealed

Have you ever wondered about Satan’s role as God’s prosecutor and role as sinful man’s adversary?  John Milton did.  At times, I find that interesting to look at as well. Non-Binary Paradise Revealed by Michael Romani Consider if you might … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Writer Writes From Empathy More Than Experience

“Writers don’t write from experience, although many are hesitant to admit that they don’t. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.” –  Nikki Giovanni    

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Looking At You, Looking At Me

More of a song than a poem though it’s missing an effective chorus maybe? Looking At You, Looking At Me by Michael Romani I’m looking at you You’re looking at me I’m dreaming of you And what we might be … Continue reading

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Samson V

Continuing the tale in poetic form and based on the Book of Judges: Samson by Michael Romani V Too often living by pleasure and whim Seeing only what is in front of him Yet, still the living God is within … 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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