Tag Archives: Season

Summer, Newport Beach

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 25 and the challenge is to write a poem that incorporates: Is specific to a season Uses imagery that relates to all five senses (sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell) Includes a rhetorical question, (like Keats’ “where … Continue reading

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Hope In Love Becomes A Battlefield

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 22 challenges us to write a poem engaging another art form.  For me, it took but a moment to realize I would take on Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture.  Many reasons behind this I suppose, but, the largest of … 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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Three Card Monte

Mostly shills or marks, there’s something wrong with the world today… Three Card Monte by Michael Romani We see it play out on the street Where each of us should gladly greet Our neighbors not as strangers but friends God … Continue reading

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Lessons For Advent

Based in part on James 2:23: Lessons For Advent by Michael Romani Jesus is the friend whose friendship will never cease Jesus is the friend whose love will never decrease We need a reminder of this especially in this season We … Continue reading

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To Truly Belong

Second poem mostly absorbed from watching the new Mowgali Jungle Book movie on Netflix: To Truly Belong by Michael Romani The fruit there hangs low And don’t you know Life can make a monkey out of you In all of … Continue reading

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Exquisite

Sometimes in the quiet hours of late night When my sleep somehow isn’t going right That is when I take a moment to revisit All the memories of you that are so exquisite It only took a moment for me … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of An Autumn’s Storm

Asked her what things she loved most about Autumn.  Wrote this in response: In Remembrance of An Autumn’s Storm by Michael Romani Arriving home to her warm, sweet embrace She kisses me slowly dancing face to face We listen outside … Continue reading

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Morning Dew

Morning Dew by Michael Romani She smiled as she sweetly told me Telling me, it wasn’t to scold me That there is a sad sense of cliché In nearly every thing that I say I smiled back that there was … Continue reading

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