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To London, Across the Sea

A further retelling of Dracula in poetic form: To London, Across the Sea by Michael Doyle In a tested game of chess A knight is menacing a queen The losing side will confess What this really means A voyage has … Continue reading

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Beasts of No Nation

Random thoughts on children confronting war form the basis of this poem. Beasts of No Nation by Michael Doyle In a parliament of owls It’s easy to believe And to keep busy Certain only of the war Dancing now while … Continue reading

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Turbo Charged

American History continues through the Kennedy presidency. Turbo Charged by Michael Doyle Nixon versus Kennedy; election 1960 Workhorse versus glamor; it hits me That the sleek athleticism of the New Frontier Was as distinctive as this election year The torch … Continue reading

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Cursed Fate

Once upon a not so long ago, even words spoken could get you accused of all sorts of things.   Now it’s a new sort of dogma that we have to conform to or pay a wicked price.  Funny isn’t … Continue reading

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On the Importance of True History

How did an intellectual fraud like Howard Zinn become the go to guy for American history in our public schools?   It’s sort of outrageous.   I remember when I was of a different mindset and more open to his … 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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Lessons Learned As To Revenge

Living well is the best revenge taken.  Forgiveness over anger.  Love instead of indifference, pain or extreme dislike. Lessons Learned As To Revenge by Michael Romani Revenge is our undoing A debt that keeps accruing When really best left alone … Continue reading

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Passport To Heaven

Based on a dockside sermon: Passport To Heaven by Michael Romani The work of the spirit is to convict us of sin That we might live triumphant yet again This is the message that we must always live And in … 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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We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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