Tag Archives: Promise

First Principles: Weep For Liberty When You See Corruption Imputed To Many Member of the House of Representatives

“I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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Letters In A Wall

Fairy tale endings do exist.  You just have to believe in love with all of your heart and soul. Letters In A Wall by Michael Romani In a thread between the past And a whisper of the future Letters in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You’re Braver Than You Believe and Stronger Than You Seem and Smarter Than You Think

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne    

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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Put Quite Simply

Sometimes mistakes, even huge mistakes happen.  I think this has lately become a sticking point to and for me.  I will never be perfect and sometimes am in need of forgiveness.  Doesn’t mean I don’t regret my errors.  It means … Continue reading

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Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

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Nick of Time

Continuing in my promise to my oldest daughter, this is a poetic retelling of The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 7): Nick of Time by Michael Romani Traveling somewhere without exact precision On the outskirts of the twilight dimension Where … Continue reading

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Disintegration Apology

As God reminds me often, I am indeed a work in progress.  I do my best to be a good or at least decent man.  But, I am fairly flawed, right? Disintegration Apology by Michael Romani In the midst of … Continue reading

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