Tag Archives: Shadow

Our Finest Hour

At this stage of American history, we advanced onto the world stage having no real choice but to fight a war on multiple fronts in World War II and rather self consciously becoming a, if not the, world leader in … Continue reading

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Right Standing

Based in part on 1 Peter 12: Right Standing by Michael Doyle Father, God in Jesus’ name I have been made without blame Though your crucifixion Rising above my afflictions Thanks to your grace I am held in your loving … Continue reading

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Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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Glass Onion Reality

How many layers of conjecture do we need to peel back to find true reality?  Is it even possible for us to comprehend? Glass Onion Reality by Michael Doyle All things, all times, all places Bear the burden across all … Continue reading

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Dead Men and Their Tales

Even Al Capone thought of himself as a public servant… Dead Men and Their Tales by Michael Doyle It is strange so it seems Clinging to faraway dreams Thoughts stuffed inside my head Dedicated to a father long since dead … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Beware Lest You Lose the Substance By Grasping At the Shadow

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop (c. 620–564 BC)      

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Rules of the Beast II

A poetic retelling of Dracula continues…. Rules of the Beast II by Michael Romani Fresh blood can be so invigorating As the new day’s path is exhilarating Ghostly mirages are fleeting in sight Proofs of things that fill the night … Continue reading

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Hole Inside My Gospel

I know that I’m not the only one who is a believer.  Nor am I the only one amazed at the things he does despite believing, right?  Still…. Hole Inside My Gospel by Michael Romani Like so many among the … Continue reading

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Rules of the Beast I

A sort of start at a poetic retelling of the classic Dracula tale: Rules of the Beast I by Michael Romani As the approach is made to castle There is fear amongst its vassals A crucifix is given in protection … Continue reading

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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