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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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Stage Craft

Halloween Poem #27: Stage Craft by Michael Romani All of the magic in hocus pocus Is merely that of diverting focus Legendary in its sleight of hand It’s all just illusion; understand? Like guns on a stage in the first … Continue reading

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Tears In Misted Eyes

Halloween Poem #21: Tears In Misted Eyes by Michael Romani Tears in his misted eyes A monster cries as his child dies While the mother prays her lullaby It’s all the watcher can do to sigh Life like a twisted … Continue reading

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First Principles: History Shows That of All Governments, Democracy Is the Most Unstable, Fluctuating and Short-Lived

“The experience of all former ages had shown that of all human governments, democracy was the most unstable, fluctuating and short-lived.” – John Quincy Adams    

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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First Principles: Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have Perverted It To Tyranny

“Experience hath shewn, That Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have, In Time, and By Slow Operations, Perverted It To Tyranny.”  – Thomas Jefferson Still think Obama understood the Constitutional law he lectured on?   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Forgiveness Is A Cancelled Note Never To Be Shown Against the Forgiven

“I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against … Continue reading

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What Is the Enough?

Of some things, we can never have enough. What Is the Enough? by Michael Romani Of nature, art and poetry All of these things dear to me There is never enough to be enough Nothing in the world can ever … Continue reading

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Humbled To the Stumble

The thing about prayers is that while God answers them all, it is not always with a “yes”.  Sometimes it’s wait. Sometimes it’s an outright no.  At all times, we need to trust that the answer that works for God’s … Continue reading

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Relative Complicity

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 12 asks that we who take up the challenge of finding something dull that we’re willing to give away.  Well, sorry, but I’m twisting this into something that can never be owned, only given and that is so … Continue reading

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