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In the Precedent of 2020

In the Precedent of 2020by Michael DoyleThere is something setQuietly there in the precedentAn unlikely principle we forgetThat we’d not be without accidentWho it is that we are todayI hope that’s not too flippant to sayThat despite our efforts to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts

A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts (Republished for 2020)by Michael Doyle aka Michael Romani I. I have heard it saidThat you can eat ’til you’re fullAnd it’s still not enoughThe excuse to be given“But, it’s Christmas…”And one really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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In the Infinite Depth

In the infinite Depthby Michael DoyleIn the infinite depthOf this emotionMy love for youIs deeper than the oceanMy hope rests inWhat it is that I cherishDreaming that it Will never perishAnd that as our loveKnows its high and lowsThat it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Frigate Like A Book To Take Us Lands Away, Nor Any Coursers Like Page of Prancing Poetry

“There is no frigate like a book / To take us lands away, / Nor any coursers like a page / Of prancing poetry.” -Emily Dickinson, poet (10 Dec 1830-1886

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Beauty’s Brutality

Beauty’s Brutalityby Michael DoyleIn the deeps of Finland’s heartThe land lies in its darknessBathed in the Northern LightFrom where whispers of hope startAgainst the chilling harshnessBelow winter’s frosted nightSummer has been quick and fleetingTo thrive here takes endurance and courageWorn … Continue reading

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A Mustang’s Spirit

A Mustang’s Spiritby Michael DoyleA mustang’s spirit can never be brokenThe wild wind said in words unspokenInto the sky, the story of wild turned to loveBorn in a meadow with only the stars aboveSkies as endless as these were beautifulShy … Continue reading

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Attached In Meaning

Attached In Meaningby Michael DoyleWords are mainly symbolsSomething that vaguely resemblesAn agreement between we human beingsAs to what it is that we are meaningWe need a little less of the dictionaryAs we each act out our own PictionaryOf all that … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights

Christmas Lightsby Michael DoyleLooking out from the heart of the cityIt’s best to take things with humor so wittyAnd to know that children are our possibilityBecause they still see impossible things with claritySanta doesn’t have one child, he has them … Continue reading

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Pressure Put On Coal

Pressure Put On Coalby Michael DoyleLike a herd of deer comes crashing inFalling like a gift from the skyFalling like snowflakes as it’s Christmas againAnd the angels sing their hallelujah replySnow clouds form again and yet there is no snowStill, … Continue reading

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Every Day Is A Gift

Every Day Is A Giftby Michael DoyleUp in the sky, Santa is comingAcross the roofs, reindeer are runningThe gift of love is wrapped up in youDreamily finding your heart so trueA Christmas song comes to mindAs every day is a … Continue reading

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