Tag Archives: Regret

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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The Do Nothing Days

My inner child likes yours more than a little, he said… The Do Nothing Days by Michael Romani The do nothing days come to pass With only their memories held; alas Kept as long as we can in our minds … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Only Regret Having But One Life To Lose For My Country

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale, before being hanged by the British, September 22, 1776 Some give all…    

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Couple of Couplets To Get It Right

Poem A Day #3 is the rhyming couplet form. From Wikipedia: “A couplet is a pair of successive lines of metre in poetry. A couplet usually consists of two successive lines that rhyme and have the same metre. A couplet … Continue reading

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones of Suffering

Sometimes we have moments of “ouch”… Stepping Stones of Suffering by Michael Romani There at the end of the day I come to my knees to pray It seems my thoughts often stray Some fleeting; others won’t go away Stepping … Continue reading

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Points of Consideration

Tonight on election eve, it seems we have some things to think about in the US.  This is how my side sees it.  It wouldn’t be my side if I didn’t tend to agree, ya know? Points of Consideration by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Regret Is Stronger Than Gratitude

“Dead people receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude.” – Anne Frank      

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Hope To Persevere

So much adversity in our daily lives and it’s blasted toward us in 4D stereo by newscasters and pontificators who have seemingly forgotten that we need to believe things are going to turn out alright if only we are strong … Continue reading

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Seventeen Years To This Day

On 9/11/2001, cowards struck and killed many innocent people for wrongs mostly imagined, some perhaps real.  But, none of these directly attributable to 99% who died that day.  Let’s never, ever forget this. Seventeen Years To This Day by Michael … Continue reading

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