Tag Archives: Rain

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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To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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The Beauty of A Closed Door

Not every answered prayer is best answered with a yes.  Still, there is a lot to be said about persistence, isn’t there? The Beauty of A Closed Door by Michael Romani Standing at the crossed paths of life There are … Continue reading

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In the Shimmer

Will there come a day that AI becomes more human than human?  What would the implications be if AI comes to replicate itself by fusing with other AI?  What about if AI developed feelings and the desire to create as … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry – Tercou – Big And Vicious

Tonight’s workshop: What is a Tercou • 8 line poem of 3 stanzas. • First 2 stanzas are tercets • Third stanza is a couplet • Syllable count is 5/4/5, 5/4/5, 8/6 • Rhyme scheme aba aba aa After some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Get the Rainbow, You Have To Put Up With the Rain

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” — Dolly Parton      

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Presidents’ Day 2018

Presidents’ Day 2018 by Michael Romani Two princesses and their daddy Wandered off to Conner Prairie Uncertain of what they might find Seeking fun and to cultivate minds Most of the living history Would have to remain a mystery Closed … Continue reading

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Amazon Canopy

Amazon Canopy by Michael Romani Morning melodies float across the jungle canopy Soft and low, almost close to soft temerity As it stretches across the mighty Amazon It’s seen for its endless beauty going on and on So large that … Continue reading

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