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Evil Does Not Truly Sleep

Evil Does Not Truly Sleepby Michael DoyleEvil does not truly sleepIt merely waitsOut there in the darkness deepGone unseen, it seals our fateOnly in the blessed is there restIn the secrets where it’s confessedThat hearts must find their healingBringing truth … Continue reading

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It’s Natural

It’s Naturalby Michael DoyleIt is as natural to dieAs it is to be bornThere is no point in asking whyNor is there to mournThe only reason we existIs not to serve in some questBut to know, after we no longer … Continue reading

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Moonkyst and the Twisted Fae

Moonkyst and the Twisted Faeby Michael DoyleIn the early morning mistWe dream our dreams moonkystit’s a fantasy, some might sayBut it gets us through another daySome dance the dance of twisted faeWhile the music plays; they swayAs if it might … Continue reading

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Speck of Dust

Speck of Dustby Michael DoyleThis speck of dust on which we restIs the speck of dust that is our testUnwritten laws frame our mindsAnd what is left when we no longer findThat the laws written serve us wellAnd that we … Continue reading

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On Care of the Soul

On the Care of the Soulby Michael DoyleWith emphasis on heart, soul, and mindIn gaining that which is not to be left behindChristianity takes its role in the soul gameGaining the path of life frame by frameAuthenticity may seem like … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Look To the Future Because That’s Where I’m Going To Spend the Rest of My Life

“I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life.” – George Burns

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Firefighter 54 (In Memoriam for the Death of My Sister)

For those who remember Michele, I offer in her memory on this anniversary of her death:   Firefighter 54 by Michael Doyle   ..Firefighter 54, firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire Department Firefighter 54, Firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire … Continue reading

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Let’s Rest Here A Little While

Let’s Rest Here A Little Whileby Michael DoyleLet’s rest here a little whileYour hands in mineYou give me reasons to smileAs my thoughts refineWhat it is I feel deep insideAs I look into those eyesTalking soft as we confideThe love … Continue reading

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Perspective Revisited

Perspective Revisited by Michael Doyle Float to the top Or sink to the bottom The rest is just churn This is a lesson in life One that is usually earned It’s our decision in how we learn Everyone dreams, big … Continue reading

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I, Noelle

I, Noelleby Michael DoyleGrowing up there was nothing as pleasantAs waiting on Christmas Eve for presentsHe was like a lamb to metaphorical slaughterAs I snuck up on my Santa Claus fatherAs his daughter, there was much prideExcept for the part … Continue reading

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