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Thought For the Day: The Beauty of Trees, the Softness of the Air, the Fragrance of the Grass, They Speak To Me

“The beauty of the trees, the softness of the air, the fragrance of the grass, they speak to me. The summit of the mountain, the thunder of the sky, the rhythm of the sea, speaks to me. The faintness of … Continue reading

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To London, Across the Sea

A further retelling of Dracula in poetic form: To London, Across the Sea by Michael Doyle In a tested game of chess A knight is menacing a queen The losing side will confess What this really means A voyage has … Continue reading

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The Lateness of the Hour

Returning back to a promised project that was set down for a time and based in part on The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 8: The Lateness of the Hour by Michael Doyle In a labyrinth of the mind’s imprecision We … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Have Two Ears and One Mouth So That We Can Listen Twice As Much As We Speak

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus      

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Something In the Time

A brief reflection on life: Something In the Time by Michael Doyle There’s something wonderful to life Full of patterns and rhythms rife Skipping stones across wooded streams And summer evenings filled with dreams Beautifully seen through your elven eyes … Continue reading

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Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse

I heard an interesting global reading of Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  From this contrasted with the pandemic lockdown came: Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse by Michael Doyle As is the way of many a hero’s journey Enduring the … Continue reading

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Handling A Bad Day

Based in part on 2 Cor 1:8 : Handling A Bad Day by Michael Doyle Slewfoot raises to destroy Always out to kill your joy If you serve God, you endure The temptations for sure Brave hearts without fear Through … Continue reading

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Simple Saturday

Day 17 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 invites us to poetically examine the simple pleasures that make up the Saturdays of our souls. Simple Saturday by Michael Doyle Simply Saturday Could be no other way But over coffee or tea To share … Continue reading

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Like Mercury Colliding

It’s day 16 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo, 2020!   What’s the challenge you ask? “…to write a poem of over-the-top compliments. Pick a person, place, or thing you love, and praise it in the most effusive way you can. Go for broke … Continue reading

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