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Taken Breath

A poem based on a Memorial Day dance and a reality for far too many: Taken Breath by Michael Romani Whisper has it that it took away your breath The day they called to inform you of my death Seems … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Benvenuto Cellini – Autobiography

Born on November 3, 1500, Italian goldsmith, sculptor, soldier, musician and artist Benvenuto Cellini became fame for his poetry and autobiography prior to his death on February 13, 1571.  He was one of the most famous artists of Mannerism.  Aloha … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Jolly

To see Saint Nicholas as only or mostly jolly Has got to be madness or the sheerest folly The real Nicholas was soldier and sailor Before commercialism draped him like a tailor With a certainty he emulated Christ in all … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Owe Our Freedom To the Military

“It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given … Continue reading

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Soldier On

Soldier On by Michael Romani In the riches of my embarrassment I think that I’ve lived enough To now know just what you meant When you said that I wasn’t tough Tough enough to somehow claw back To the surface … Continue reading

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