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Catch & Release

Am I alone in seeing that the world has its moments of understated brilliance? Catch and Release by Michael Romani Writing to write, so it seems Is often the child of unknown dreams Miscast, recanted or fully embraced The soul … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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Further Destiny

Who are we to deny who we really are? Further Destiny by Michael Romani In a shivered ship of cold He sang a song remembered from old Ever bitter in its minding Lost without hope of finding That knife blade … Continue reading

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Broken Sparrow Down

A few couplets were spotted dancing across the page….Dedicated to those who recognize that suicide is among the top reasons for death in the United States and work so diligently to lower these numbers and give up to the tired, … Continue reading

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Death Plays For Sympathy

Half time score:  Benign!  There’s a biopsy I can live with…. Death Plays For Sympathy by Michael Romani In the feigned victory Of death played for sympathy The gods whisper at the score Fatalistically wishing, wanting more To feel right … Continue reading

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God Is After You

Based in part on Psalms 23:6 God Is After You by Michael Romani I seek in repentance to make my turn To live a better life as I have learned Desired by the blessings from above Surrendering to the ways … Continue reading

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Ekphrastic Workshop – Sparkle Dim

The Tuesday night short poetry workshop tonight has to do with the Ekphrastic form of deriving a poem based on a work of art including digital art/photographs.  From this I came up with the following: Sparkle Dim Ekprhastic by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23: In A World Without God

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23 and the challenge is to write something pertinent to the incorporation of spoken word overheard or part of the fabric of surrounding society.  In that all language more or less falls under these broad categories, I selected … Continue reading

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