Tag Archives: Spoken

Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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Letters In A Wall

Fairy tale endings do exist.  You just have to believe in love with all of your heart and soul. Letters In A Wall by Michael Romani In a thread between the past And a whisper of the future Letters in … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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Broken

It is what it is… Broken by Michael Romani When to myself a danger I’m perhaps better as a stranger Love can be funny that way I have too many dragons to slay Fixed hard to this reality Beginning to … Continue reading

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At the Margins

Life at the margins… At The Margins by Michael Romani Fear and death tremble at the margins And here I am always shopping for bargains In the end will I have wished I’d done more To bring more love and … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Shock

The tragic ballerina was a little too raw Fallen from grace with shock and awe Hung out to dry by the puppet master Who made her dance faster and faster Dance, little sister, dance all night long There on your … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Evoke

There behind all the present faces Were all the solemn traces Each serving to evoke All the words unspoken and those He spoke Memories of this family dinner Evoke deeper layers for this beginner As each year seems to swing … Continue reading

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#MeToo

#MeToo by Michael Romani It sometimes seems That the broken dreams Belong to the wealthy And maybe that’s unhealthy As in causes like #MeToo These privileges won’t do Won’t do; shouldn’t do Mustn’t do; you agree… don’t you? #MeToo needs … Continue reading

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Legacy Spoken

Legacy Spoken by Michael Romani This then is my beautiful land For which I would and did give More than some might understand This is the love for which I live It is that which is everything To which I … Continue reading

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