Tag Archives: Soul

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rube

Sometimes you just need it to be 5 O’clock somewhere To watch the sun set and feel the world turning there Putting aside a day that feels strangely like an intimation That you feel me a rube compared to your … Continue reading

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Willful Blindness

Willful Blindness by Michael Romani Few in words but reliable Is the life found viable Stated simply in the declarative The crucial moments in our narrative These crucial moments of unsparing poetry Slip the strictures in blurred novelty The courage … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: The Isley Brothers – The Heat Is On

Formed in the 1950s, the Cincinnati, Ohio vocal group, The Isley Brothers originally started as a gospel group before having one of the longest, most influential and diverse careers in modern American popular music.    In 1959, the group came … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Fishbone – Truth and Soul

Formed in 1979 Los Angeles, California, the rock band Fishbone plays a fusion of ska, punk, funk, heavy rock and soul.    The original lineup included John Fisher on bass, Dr. Madd Vibe on vocals and saxophone, Kendall Jones on … Continue reading

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Never Ceasing

Never Ceasing by Michael Romani I have you in the depths of my soul No doubt about whose in control Looking for my faith to increase Praying for my love to never cease Such a simple concept to embrace Living … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Agile

Breaking and entering like a perfectly formed wave Skimming along the top avoiding a watery grave Some might say that I’ve proved myself agile But, if they could see inside, they would see I’m fragile Marked up, bruised and  somewhat … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: The O’Jays – Back Stabbers

In 1958, the American R&B group The O’Jays formed in Canton, Ohio.  The band consisted of Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles.  They made their first chart appearance with Lonely Drifter in 1963.  It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Extravagance

An Extravagance of Doubt I wouldn’t put us down as ones for extravagance But, I also wouldn’t want to understate your eloquence You have moved my soul from the moment we met And now we have a love that we’ll … Continue reading

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Ever Increasing Joy

  Ever Increasing Joy by Michael Romani Living in an Age of Materiality If you don’ have this or that You’re relegate to marginality Or at least it’s how we act But the truth is that we need Is to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Are the Sculptor of Your Life

“We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and bones.” – Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862) In this present life, what we choose to do and not do; consume and not consume; believe … Continue reading

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