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Thought For the Day: The Soldier Above All Others Prays for Peace, For It Is the Soldier Who Must Suffer and Bear the Deepest Wounds and Scars of War

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur

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Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealed

Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealedby Michael DoyleArt imitates life as life imitates artMasquerading in the wantonness of the heartIt’s a fearful discovery of the monster withinThat while we don’t understand, causes us to sinActing in the the brazen … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #17: Your Turn To Peek

Na/GloPoWriMo #17: Your Turn To Peekby Michael DoyleA silver faceShrouded in thinnest veilShines of love’s embraceIn the greatest detailLines traces acrossScars whispering of lossYet, hopeful of fantasyLike star-crossed lunacyPlaying hide and seekUntil it’s your turn to peekThe day’s sun falls … Continue reading

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Cancel Culture Must End

I was so heartened to see 100 voices from the Left have finally seen the light so much so that they themselves are now beginning to say what I have said for over 15 years now.  This whole cancel culture … Continue reading

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The Outspokenness of Brokenness

A poem of gratitude #29: The Outspokenness of Brokenness by Michael Romani Lord, if you’ll forgive my outspokenness How do you love us in our brokenness? I get that you died for us on a crucifix Wounded by my own … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Soldier, Above All Others, Prays For Peace

“The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur      

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Broken Down Shuffle Off

In a movie I was watching tonight, there was a bit of reflective dialog that caused me to think.  Judging people without knowing where they’ve been is often the wrong choice. Broken Down Shuffle Off by Michael Romani Scarred face … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter

For most of us, it seems from time to time that life is often a string of circumstances in which we try our best to make sense of it all… Chance Encounter by Michael Romani Like anonymous walls Meeting in … Continue reading

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No Longer Fearing Now

It is written and, to a degree, I agree that the opposite of fear is love: No Longer Fearing Now by Michael Romani Sitting here now; somehow No longer fearing now Each heart is a burning ground Magnified in the … Continue reading

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Resonance of Youth

Resonance of Youth by Michael Romani The angst felt In the hand dealt Was both deadly and dreamy While awkwardly steamy Remembering those days And all of our crazy ways Can be a semi-poetic meditation Too often subject to repetition … Continue reading

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