Tag Archives: Question

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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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Summer, Newport Beach

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 25 and the challenge is to write a poem that incorporates: Is specific to a season Uses imagery that relates to all five senses (sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell) Includes a rhetorical question, (like Keats’ “where … Continue reading

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First Principles: Americans Would Rather Die Than Live As Slaves

“The ever memorable 19th of April gave a conclusive answer to the questions of American freedom. What think ye of Congress now? That day. . . evidenced that Americans would rather die than live slaves!”  – Mary Katherine Goddard If … Continue reading

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To Be Crucified

Based in part on Mark 14:43-15:20: To Be Crucified by Michael Romani Testimony no matter how persistent Becomes question when it’s inconsistent Because of this we should speak plainly When telling of the fulfillment of prophecy So it was in … Continue reading

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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Responsibility of Every Citizen To Question Authority

“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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A Prairie Sky’s Truth

Sometimes seeing things differently is mental illness; sometimes it’s seeing things differently.  A show I was watching at the suggestion of a person who is increasingly important to me portrayed that in an interesting bit that I have attempted to … Continue reading

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Questioning Prayers

From time to time, a soul is shaken into questioning things even convictions firmly held. Questioning Prayers by Michael Romani Questioning prayers Questioning the Divine Caught in emotional snares Laid like cerebral landmines Poems to all its owed To dreams … Continue reading

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