Tag Archives: Sorrow

From the Canyon’s Heart

A poem of gratitude #7.  This one is from a sense of gratitude toward the music that came to life from the Laurel Canyon scene.  I think that though I leaned toward progressive hard rock in my music, my lyrical … Continue reading

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The Unflinching Eye

Halloween Poem #29: The Unflinching Eye by Michael Romani We drink a toast among us Because it is what’s done and simply because To the unflinching eye of the intellectual soul It is most gratifying to have death under our … Continue reading

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Come To Light

Truth be told, I am excited that the things of comic books that I dreamed on a kid are coming about in my lifetime.   One of these was robots.  Then AI.  And then robots with AI .  This is … Continue reading

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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Between Heaven and Earth

A whisper of a prayer… Between Heaven and Earth by Michael Romani Between Heaven and Earth There is a gate Between light and dark There falls a shadow Between faith and sin A whisper speaks a prayer My deepest confession … Continue reading

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Satan’s Kiss

Madness knows no mercy. Satan’s Kiss by Michael Romani Loneliness becomes her friend The only one on which to depend In a chosen profession of glory A mild confession is given in story To hold belief in once upon As … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Seems

Sometimes it seems… Sometimes It Seems by Michael Romani Sometimes it seems It’s a life of broken dreams Falling apart at the seams Dams busted, flooding streams I just can’t find my way Back to our yesterday That I lived … Continue reading

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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Put Quite Simply

Sometimes mistakes, even huge mistakes happen.  I think this has lately become a sticking point to and for me.  I will never be perfect and sometimes am in need of forgiveness.  Doesn’t mean I don’t regret my errors.  It means … Continue reading

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Straight Up, No Chaser

I am so far down right now that my chin up is just going to have to wait for some other day. Straight Up, No Chaser by Michael Romani Straight up, no chaser I know I can’t replace her I … Continue reading

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