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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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Blood On Our Hands

Halloween poem #2 – mankind has the worse monsters and is seldom as kind as we might be if only we could. Blood On Our Hands by Michael Romani Our brutalities serve to shape us Though we wish to deny … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Lambs

There’s a Netflix series called The Family.  I am only two episodes into it but so far I’m  both laughing and somewhat concerned.  The Bible admonishes Christians to pray for our leaders both spiritual and in government.  It is the Christian … Continue reading

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Leaving No One Behind

It’s estimated there are 65 million displaced refugees around the world.  That’s a hard number to take in, isn’t it?  What would God have us do? Leaving No One Behind by Michael Romani When you see your sister and brother … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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Finding Heart’s True Home

Based in part on Acts 13:22: Finding Heart’s True Home by Michael Romani Living life hoping for a little dignity Depending on His not my priority Putting that which matters to him Above my desires and my whims All of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday (I Miss You)

Some people leave an indelible mark on your life.  It’s only natural that one of these is my sister.  They say the pain will stop.  Then why am I in tears?? Happy Birthday (I Miss You) by Michael Romani Standing … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 4: To Make You Whole

The challenge for day four is to create a poem making an abstract concept concrete.  I was thinking of my brother in law lately anyhow.  So, I chose to embody the grief felt by both he and I regarding my … Continue reading

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Firefighter 54

I wrote this on the way back from my sister’s funeral. Today, it is really hitting me hard.  I miss my sister so much.  She was so much more than my older sister.  She was my confidant and best friend.  … Continue reading

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