Tag Archives: Shadow

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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The Beauty of Healing

Learning more about how belief shifts biology in connection between mind and body led to this spilling out on my notepad… The Beauty of Healing by Michael Romani The mind body connection Stimulates the immunity It’s a matter of chemistry … Continue reading

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Moon Chased Rabbit

Some brief thoughts on another side of life… Moon Chased Rabbit by Michael Romani When the moon chases the rabbit Into believing she has total freedom Then it seems a loss of nasty habit When she can’t outrun the kingdom … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Tea Leaf Sarabande

A sort of a kitchen sink sort of a poem… or maybe more of a tea cup’s worth of observations…. Tea Leaf Sarabande by Michael Romani Reading future in leaves of tea Broken lines filled with symmetry Trolls they say … Continue reading

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Looking At You, Looking At Me

More of a song than a poem though it’s missing an effective chorus maybe? Looking At You, Looking At Me by Michael Romani I’m looking at you You’re looking at me I’m dreaming of you And what we might be … Continue reading

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Your Knight and Vagabond

Conversation starter kept on a echo of same things said.  Mostly, I suppose cause it’s what’s stuck in my head lately.  How does one move beyond square one when to move requires another to have the confidence needed to make … Continue reading

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