Tag Archives: Silence

Thought For the Day: In the Attitude of Silence the Soul Finds the Path In A Clearer Light

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal-clearness.” – Mahatma Gandhi    

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Toying With Reality

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21’s challenge is to write a poem in a surrealistic manner. Toying With Reality by Michael Romani From the north looking down on the spinning top The world twirls around and may never find its stop All the … Continue reading

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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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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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Strange & Eternal

Not a law firm but a continuing theme…. Strange & Eternal by Michael Romani Strange and eternal We walk into the infernal Nightmare of crimson skies Mist rising before our eyes Walking alone down a dirt road Remembering lessons learned … Continue reading

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Polemics and Passion

Lessons are learned about injustice and how love can reach past those injustices.  Where there is love, it will always find its way. Polemics and Passion by Michael Romani Polemics and passion Caught in moonlight Tropes that fashion But never … Continue reading

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Into the Night

The first kill is the hardest.  It brings tears.  With each kill, it gets easier.  Until one day, all innocence is gone and all that’s left is not a soul but a gaping wound of sheerest evil… Into the Night … Continue reading

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A Spilling of Dreams

Sometimes dreams, especially dreams of children and other deeply imaginative persons spill over into something so vivid that it’s hard to believe these are not true.  This is a play on that idea. A Spilling of Dreams by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Aphorisms Only Briefly Disturb the Wisdom of Silence

“Aphorisms respect the wisdom of silence by disturbing it, but briefly.” – Yahia Lababidi, aphorist (b. 25 Sep 1973)    

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Thought of the Day: To Hold That Argument May Be Won By Force Is To Admit the Right To Silence People By Force

“If you admit that to silence your opponent by force is to win an intellectual argument, then you admit the right to silence people by force.” – Hans Eysenck (1916-1997)      

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