Tag Archives: Sake

First Principles: Seek Knowledge For the Benefit of Your Soul, Not For the Sake of Applause Or To Dispute

“Seek not to grow in knowledge chiefly for the sake of applause, and to enable you to dispute with others; but seek it for the benefit of your souls.” – Jonathan Edwards    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fall Into Action

Anyone like to skydive?  Show of hands? Freefall Into Action by Michael Romani Fanciful impressions of Halloween Ten seconds to decompression The impossible mission is on All cause for delay.. now… gone Free falling from high altitude Doesn’t allow for … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 27: A Taste of Tokyo

Day 27 brings the challenge of writing a poem based on some conception pertinent to ‘taste’ and it’s impression that it has made on our lives in some manner.  After a lot of swirling around in the chaos of my … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment