Tag Archives: Shadow

Bones of A Dead Man

We can learn a lot from the past.  The trick is to learn the best not the worse and realize things, thoughts, deeds are contextual and not always the same as it might be today or the future. Bones of … Continue reading

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Where the Light Is Brightest, the Shadows Are Deepest

“Where the light is brightest, the shadows are deepest.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe    

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Truth of Journey

Life is often a little of little matters that make up the journey along the way: Truth of Journey by Michael Romani Sing me a song from the days of olden When life was laughter and so golden Candlelight burns … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Is the Shadow Cast By Our Streetlight Imaginations

“Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and painter (b. 24 Mar 1919)    

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At the Corners of My Soul

Ever miss someone even if the way they broke up with you leaves full of doubt, self loathing and more questions than answers? At the Corners of My Soul by Michael Romani Picking at the corners of my soul Searching … Continue reading

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Some Would Be Heroes

Some are scared of their own shadows.  Others would be heroes.  Which are you? Some Would Be Heroes by Michael Romani Some think darkness Is the absence of light Seen in the starkness It is not the absence of light … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Corrupt Press Deceives, Inflames, Dishonors Virtue, Stokes the Flames of Faction and Ends Its Own Enemy

“We are, heart and soul, friends to the freedom of the press. It is however, the prostituted companion of liberty, and somehow or other, we know not how, its efficient auxiliary. It follows the substance like its shade; but while … 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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If We Would Wish To Heal

Playing a bit of catch up from yesterday in that my life changed dramatically and not for the better, I am combining the sixth day of Na/GloPoWriMo’s goal of a poem about if and the woulds, coulds, and shoulds of … Continue reading

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