Tag Archives: Rain

Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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No Coincidence

An ardent atheist Issac Asimov was so startled by the number of improbables that allow live on the earth to thrive that he wrote a piece on that and the odds he tabulated were astronomical.  He couldn’t bring himself to … Continue reading

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Essence of Turning

Life is a continuous cycle from the greatest to the smallest of all levels.  It is an exchange that always provides for the greater good even with all the bad along the way. Essence of Turning by Michael Romani The … Continue reading

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Goldilocks Depth

Do you ever get lost up in all the miracles it takes to make up an average day? Or, maybe just how blessed we are to live on this Goldilocks planet where just enough is just so right as to … Continue reading

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On The Importance of A Diatom

The world needs a lot of oxygen to breath.  We take it for granted.  Most of us.  Some of us get exposed to toxicity that makes us know just how precious that oxygen is.  But, where does it come from?  … Continue reading

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Seemed So Easy

Isn’t it funny how differently two people can see the same events? Seemed So Easy by Michael Romani It seemed so easy Putting band aids on the pain Ignoring the tear drops Though they fell like rain It was there … Continue reading

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Even To This Day

Based in part on a life lived between worlds and still finding hope and dreaming dreams… Even To This Day by Michael Romani It was a dark night The darkest night And you were crying And I was crying And … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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A Parchment To Write On

Today, April 1, 2019, marks the beginning of the annual National/Global Poetry Writing Month.  The first gauntlet flung down is to write a poem based on the idea of making something.  A friend suggested parchment.  This became to me how … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

Life – it’s a flash, a bit of dash, and then maybe it’s over before we even know it’s begun… Window Shopping by Michael Romani It’s strange all those little things That make up our memory All the flashes and … Continue reading

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