Tag Archives: Poverty

To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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Subliminity

Andy Wharol has risen from the bin of the counter culture into some kind of iconoclast.  Truthfully, I don’t quite get the appeal.  Yet, I feel compelled to give recognition where it’s due and it is due. Subliminity by Michael … Continue reading

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Windblown Ways of Small Town Living

The city nearly always seems to think itself superior to the country.  Yet, as I look back on my life, it seems that the country has equally as much or more to offer. Windblown Ways of Small Town Living by … Continue reading

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Playing Along

Play should not be underestimated as to it’s influence on the development of our children: Playing Along by Michael Romani To this quiet rebel’s mind No child should be left behind Each child should be encouraged to play And each … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Capitalism Has Been the Most Effective Way To Eliminate Poverty In History

Socialists like to blame every inequity, the actions of every greedy criminal, every downturn and every social ill on the injustice of capitalism. But none of them admit that capitalism has been the most effective way to eliminate poverty in … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 13: In A New Day’s Saying

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 13 challenge is to stand clichés on their heads and still make poetry out of the mess.   In A New Day’s Saying by Michael Romani Like an old man in the well conformed barrens He was beginning … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Redistribution of Wealth Makes A Nation Poorer

“…(R)eshuffling wealth by programs of tax and subsidy merely enriches some at the expense of others; the nation as a whole becomes poorer.  Private enterprise capitalism is, in fact, the answer for anyone who really does have a preferential option … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Wealth, Poverty & Reason

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason. -Henry Fielding, author (21 Apr 1707-1754) The author of Tom Jones is also credited as being the jurist who founded one of first police forces.   Many of his major literary … Continue reading

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