Tag Archives: Song

First Principles: We Are Apt To Close Our Eyes Against Painful Truth That Is Capable of Transforming Us Into Beasts

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry (1775)    

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All In All Contribution

Seen from space all of this is one shared place of revolving interconnection.  I bet it’s like that in God’s eyes as well. All In All Contribution by Michael Romani An ice face collapses into sea With a familiar popping … Continue reading

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Truth of Journey

Life is often a little of little matters that make up the journey along the way: Truth of Journey by Michael Romani Sing me a song from the days of olden When life was laughter and so golden Candlelight burns … Continue reading

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At the Corners of My Soul

Ever miss someone even if the way they broke up with you leaves full of doubt, self loathing and more questions than answers? At the Corners of My Soul by Michael Romani Picking at the corners of my soul Searching … Continue reading

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Seemed So Easy

Isn’t it funny how differently two people can see the same events? Seemed So Easy by Michael Romani It seemed so easy Putting band aids on the pain Ignoring the tear drops Though they fell like rain It was there … Continue reading

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Much To Do With Everything

Day 28 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2019… and what’s the goal.. to write a poem about poetry and poets and who is this what is that and does it have any meaning or is it only seeming or.. wait.. that could be … Continue reading

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I Am the Ocean

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 and the challenge is to write a poem from an unusual perspective.  What if a drop of water thought it was the ocean itself?… I Am the Ocean by Michael Romani I am the ocean I am … Continue reading

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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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Lost In the Sound

Some days, I miss the bad ole days of playing music and thinking that was where my journey would always lead. Lost In the Sound by Michael Romani Taking all All in stride Taken for A wild ride Taken too … Continue reading

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