Tag Archives: Star

Just A Little Broken

It’s the way of mankind.  We’re all just a little broken – even the best of us. Just A Little Broken by Michael Romani Everyone is a little broken But that remains almost unspoken While we sit around the table … Continue reading

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Razor’s Edge

Another poem from another life lived an lifetime ago about who I was then and wondering how it is that I managed to turn things around maybe for the better.  At least, I like to think so? This one is … Continue reading

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What of the Children?

Sins of the fathers? Matter of karma or fate?  A lost sense of ethical balance?  Children come into this world as blessings and deal with the corruptive influences that are out of their control.   Don’t we owe them so … 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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Hot Sauce

Scribbled tales tell more than most would want to know, right? Hot Sauce by Michael Romani Layers of texture Provide the details The hot sauce of conjecture Told in a scribbled tale It’s a portrait of a community But also … Continue reading

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Chinook of the North

My apologies for falling asleep before writing the poem for yesterday’s challenge.    The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 10 is to write a poem that references a local weather term.  After some thought and discussion, I have chose a type … Continue reading

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Dream Big Ghazal

Poem A Day #4 is to be of the Ghazal poetry form. Ghazals were originally popularized and written by such notables as Rumi and Hafiz of Persia.  Through the influence of Goethe (1749–1832), the ghazal became very popular in Germany … Continue reading

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Letter To A Friend

I was thinking on something earlier.  Sadly, I often do that.  Think.   Doesn’t always pay off well.  This time maybe it did. Letter To A Friend by Michael Romani The world can be a cruel place He says with … Continue reading

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Streets Made of Marmalade

A truly wonderful story for children of all ages.  This is my small tribute to a tale that I probably love  more than I should. Streets Made of Marmalade by Michael Romani Rather small Rather sneezy As you’ll recall It’s … Continue reading

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Scars Into Stars

Another inspired in part by the Mowgli movie: Scars Into Stars by Michael Romani The scars that we wear Tell us where we have been Cast out only to forswear Until we ready to be again Bits and pieces that … Continue reading

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