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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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On Outrunning Grief

You cannot outrun grief. On Outrunning Grief by Michael Romani It has been said And I assume it’s true Words from inside my head That same for me; the same for you You hide yours in a diary I keep … Continue reading

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Leading Toward Significance In Free Verse

Poem A Day #12 is to be written in Free Verse.  The word prompt is ‘echo’. Free Verse is: From https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/free-verse and https://literarydevices.net/free-verse/: “Nonmetrical, nonrhyming lines that closely follow the natural rhythms of speech. A regular pattern of sound or … 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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Siren’s Song

Maybe it’s the beginning of a sea story… Siren’s Song by Michael Romani My soul fills with longing for the sea All of its stormy secrets coursing through me There in her depth of strength in this ocean Is something … Continue reading

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Samson (XI)

Continuing in this humble retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as originally set out in The Book of Judges: Samson XI by Michael Romani XI Delilah torments and taunt her precious Samson Desiring the secrets that make him a … Continue reading

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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Upside Down Emu Love

Written on a bet that I couldn’t write a poem about emus that also was a love story.  The person betting this hadn’t the poem about the goats in love, did they? 😉 Upside Down Emu Love by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Strange & Eternal

Not a law firm but a continuing theme…. Strange & Eternal by Michael Romani Strange and eternal We walk into the infernal Nightmare of crimson skies Mist rising before our eyes Walking alone down a dirt road Remembering lessons learned … Continue reading

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