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Reflections On Dorian Gray VI: Tethered Leashes

Reflections On Dorian Gray VI: Tethered Leashesby Michael DoyleA slit-throat bloodied scarf knows its sacrilegeAs Dorian’s portrait holds his stains like privilegeHiding what’s done in the waters by the river bankIt offers little good to say about position and rankUntil … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: As For Me and My Household, We Will Serve the Lord

“But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Justice Roll On Like A River, Righteousness Like A Never-Failing Stream

“Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” – Amos 5:24 (New International Version

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Na/GloPoWriMo #12: No More Sense Than the Ancient Mariner

Na/GloPoWriMo #12: No More Sense Than the Ancient Mariner by Michael Doyle The river grew as it pushed Outward with its rich sediment Yet still, in this modern age, mankind Though too often willfully blind Fancies itself some sort of … Continue reading

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First Principles: As For Me and My Household, We Will Serve the Lord

“But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. … Continue reading

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Wounds Let In the Light

Wounds Let In the Lightby Michael DoyleThey say our wounds let in the lightI don’t know if it’s by experience or second lightBut something about this notion is wound tightAnd from what I have seen, perhaps they’re rightThe worst wound … Continue reading

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So Much Sky

Ever been out in the middle of wilderness and realized the vastness of the universe and the smallness of humanity? So Much Sky by Michael Doyle So much sky That a person might get lost In a freedom one cannot … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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Blood On Our Hands

Halloween poem #2 – mankind has the worse monsters and is seldom as kind as we might be if only we could. Blood On Our Hands by Michael Romani Our brutalities serve to shape us Though we wish to deny … Continue reading

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Halloween Is Coming

October 1st.  It must be a day for many things.  But as the night comes to an end, felt like an old friend, I feel Halloween coming on… Halloween Is Coming by Michael Romani In the distance, I hear the … Continue reading

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