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Further Reaches

There’s magic in the stardust that goes beyond the physical world we live in.  This is a bit half inspired by a tale of two worlds and of course blended with thoughts about my recent past… Further Reaches by Michael … Continue reading

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Life Giving Water

The secret elixir of life on our blue planet begins with water.  Beyond on this, we must look toward the mixer of this with energy and stardust, our heavenly Father. Life Giving Water by Michael Romani Too many eyes looking … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Isn’t A Question of What Mankind’s Natural Rights Are, But, How These Are To Be Guarded

“The question is, not what rights naturally belong to man, but how they may be most equally and effectually guarded in society.” – Roger Sherman    

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First Principles: The First Responsibility of Every Citizen Is To Question Authority

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

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Uncured Affliction

Mona Lisa smiled, but, why? Uncured Affliction by Michael Romani One voice whispers in the darkness Different than others given to harshness Times remembered; meeting eye to eye With the kind of truth, you cannot deny Doctor won’t you cure … Continue reading

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First Principles: Power In Our Republic Is To Be Bound By the Chains of the Constitution

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson (1798)    

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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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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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