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Patchwork of Love

First duet style poem/ song written by Tiggy and I together.  It stemmed from a conversation we were having. Patchwork of Love by Tiggy T and Michael Romani Tiggy: My complex road map crossed your path, Its not hard to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Tyranny Can Withstand the People Fighting, But, Won’t Last Long Once They’re Thinking

“A king can stand people fighting but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” – Will Rogers, humorist (4 Nov 1879-1935)      

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First Principles: Think and Act For Yourself and Our Nation In the Pursuit of Right Over Wrong

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)   … Continue reading

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The Fury Gone

Watching a show about something altogether different, this poem just sort of popped itself out of back of my cranium… The Fury Gone by Michael Romani She was nervous, afraid to ask it About how the Triad wars Had very … Continue reading

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Into the Hands of Lucifer

Another more or less for Halloween and based in part on the Tiggy provided word prompt of “suspense”: Into the Hands of Lucifer by Michael Romani Such is the language of demons cast down That we strictly start with boots … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – To Be Scared of the Dark

Every child knows what it is like to be scared of the dark.  As do many, adult still.  Some for more real reasons than others.  But, fear is an emotion not reason, right? To Be Scared of the Dark by … Continue reading

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First Principles: Reason Is the Guard Against Humanity’s Absurdities

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the spot of every wind. With such persons, gullability, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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First Principles: Reason Is the Guard Against Absurdities

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Ghost Towns of Russia

600 million miles of history, quite a lot of it tragically beautiful: Ghost Towns of Russia by Michael Romani The provocative label of ghost town Once chased around Tells the story of another dead town Across 600 million Russian miles … Continue reading

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