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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 1: Distorted Images

Na/GloPoWriMo* Day 1: Distorted Imagesby Michael DoyleI’ve learned in lifeTo keep each distortionThat brings me strifeIn their due proportionSeeing as clear as possibleDoing what I can to be capableTo do away with what’s improbableAnd live my best life as inescapableLooking … Continue reading

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In the Providence of Seneca

In the Providence of Senecaby Michael DoyleIn the age of ancient tyrannyWhen Rome had lost its libertyEven a good man might compromiseFor the partial good seen in his eyesThough at times, it took its tollTo hide his better angels in … Continue reading

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Guess It Goes Without Saying

A poem from a free verse workshop that I am attending tonight: Guess It Goes Without Saying by Michael Doyle I guess it goes without saying In this crazy life we’re playing That You can’t have the light Without the … Continue reading

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A Haunting Place

Ghosts don’t require ancient castles or haunted Victorian homes.  Sometimes the most haunting place is alone inside a person’s mind. A Haunting Place by Michael Doyle Inside my mind is a haunting place Filled with missed memories I wish to … Continue reading

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Leaving Yesterdays Behind

What matters profit if it has cost your soul? Leaving Yesterdays Behind by Michael Doyle What it is that seems fit Is often enough a matter Devoted entirely to profit All other arguments shatter The implication is clear That neither … Continue reading

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Thankfulness For the Season

A poem in gratitude #17: Thankfulness For the Season by Michael Romani Memories of letters written By the likes of me and you To a certain man in red Depending on how written Always brought a toy or two Thoughts … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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At A Half Mumble

Like the song says, if there’s a rock n heaven, you know they got a heck of a band.  Have you ever really stopped to think on all those who rose up like some latter day shamen only to burn … Continue reading

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Beauty In A Blade of Grass

It isn’t so long ago that mental illness was seen as the Devil’s work.  I was watching a show tonight and it reminded me of this. Beauty In A Blade of Grass by Michael Romani Scratching at the walls Of … Continue reading

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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