Tag Archives: Silence

Held In Silence

Held In Silenceby Michael DoyleDarling, I’ve learned to love youBut somehow hate you moreDarling,I could never be without youBut trust me, I know the scoreThe traces may be coldFrom the fenced goods soldAll the secrets circled roundTo the treasures; they … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Threat To Our Democracy Is Not Trump Voters…But the Permanent Washington Elite Which Has Weaponized the Government

“The greatest threat to our democracy is not Trump voters or parents protesting at school board meetings, but the permanent Washington elite which has weaponized the govt and teamed up with corporate media to intimidate and silence those who dare … Continue reading

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The Problem With Social Justice

The Problem With Social Justiceby Michael DoyleLook at this street full of foolsWho believe that they are heaven sentThey act just like a bunch of toolsYelling at others that they need to repentEach thinking themselves true activistsUrging the rest of … Continue reading

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Holistic Commitment

Holistic Commitmentby Michael DoyleThere is no real culture of lifeWithout the culture of married familyHere in this world filled with strifeThis is not just an empty homilyBut a call for holistic commitmentTo which there should be no resentmentBut a desire … Continue reading

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Scaling the New Heights of the Dawn Wall

(Scaling the New Heights of the) Dawn Wallby Michael DoyleIn the dawn of winterWe scaled the face of the wallLearning to never pause in winterWe rose above Yosemite’s fallCapturing the dreams of our own storyFinding the way through until the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Students Learn From Gutless Academic Administrators That Mob Rule Is the Way To Get What You Want – and To Silence Those Who Disagree With You

“Our educational system may not teach students much math or science, but students learn from gutless academic administrators that mob rule is the way to get what you want — and to silence those who disagree with you.” – Thomas … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In Order To See Birds It Is Necessary To Become A Part of the Silence

“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd

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Thought For the Day: I Have Learnt Silence From the Talkative, Toleration From the Intolerant, and Kindness From the Unkind; Yet Strange, I Am Ungrateful To These Teachers

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” -Kahlil Gibran, poet, and artist (1883-1931)

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Thought For the Day: The Cruelest Lies Are Often Told In Silence

“The cruelest lies are often told in silence.” – Robert Louis Stevenson, novelist, essayist, and poet (1850-1894)

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscopeby Michael DoyleIndia offers her vast diversitySimply put, a wealth of complexityFilled with peace within her kaleidoscopeAs harmonious coexistence offers hopeSlumdog lords are opulent in a historyOf a people struggling with povertyPluralistic in a free market democracyAs a metaphor lived … Continue reading

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