Tag Archives: Pretend

Dragged Into the Streets

Thinking a lot on education and civilization and why and how there seems to be quite a bit of confusion as to how each is allegedly to work out.    Fairly serious stuff and yet how can a person not … Continue reading

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Hello Echo

Some mysteries are better left under lock and key. Hello Echo by Michael Doyle Deeper than an echo In a wishing well Hidden in the shadow Shivering to its last detail You have to listen To the whispers calling Can … Continue reading

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Awed By Living

Life is for the living.  Let’s do it well! Awed By Living by Michael Doyle Counting the things of needed gratitude Instead of too often taking an attitude At and of those things of circumstance Forgetting to realize each moment’s … Continue reading

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The Art Garden Was Swinging

Day 21 of Na/GloPoWriMo  2020, has the optional prompt of taking a bit of poetry in a foreign language and based on the sound of the lines themselves attempting to write a poem of some sort even if it becomes … Continue reading

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Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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Game of Hearts

Some say the grass is always greener.  I don’t. Game of Hearts by Michael Doyle Don’t make my heart Into another game of homes Or, you’ll soon see me depart I’d rather just be alone I’ve seen the trades made … Continue reading

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Shelf Life

Today Is National Fruit Cake Day!! (run….) Shelf Life by Michael Romani Raise a glass of eggnog in good cheer Blessed by this holiday time of year But what do we do about this one gift One that creates sometimes … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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First Principles: Guard Against the Impostures of Pretended Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)        

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Betrayed With A Kiss

Halloween Poem #6 – Once you’re under evil’s dominion, it doesn’t matter how you got there.  Does it? Betrayed With A Kiss by Michael Romani With a kiss, we turned the key Sinking deep into your debauchery It’s certain I … Continue reading

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