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Betrayed With A Kiss

Halloween Poem #6 – Once you’re under evil’s dominion, it doesn’t matter how you got there.  Does it? Betrayed With A Kiss by Michael Romani With a kiss, we turned the key Sinking deep into your debauchery It’s certain I … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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First Principles: Diffusion of Virtue and Knowledge Is Our Security From Ever Being Enslaved

“If Virtue & Knowledge are diffused among the People, they will never be enslav’d. This will be their great Security.”  – Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, February 12, 1779      

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Samson VII

Continuing the story of Samson and Delilah  loosely based on the Book of Judges: Samson (VII) by Michael Romani VII The lover offers her hand to take To Samson along the shores of the lake No believer in preordained destiny … Continue reading

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Samson II

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson II by Michael Romani A time it was that had come When the Philistines of Gaza had plenty But, God’s children had next to none Save the for when the evil … Continue reading

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Samson I

Based in part on The Book of Judges 16: Samson by Michael Romani After four hundred years Entered into the Promised Land Traces of laughter and tears Have made the people forget who commands Turning their backs on God The … Continue reading

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Black Widow Strikes

The creepy crawlers are starting to come creepy up slowly… Black Widow Strikes by Michael Romani One look into her eyes There was no disguise Look of evil and despise There’s no escape; she defies And now, I have her … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Aesop’s Fables

According to legend, born in approximately 620 BC, the Greek fabulist and story teller, Aesop, has been accredited with a plethora of stories each serving to teach invaluable lessons through the use of animals and inanimate objects that speak, problem … Continue reading

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