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Thought For the Day: A Bookstore Is One of the Only Pieces of Evidence We Have That People Are Still Thinking

“A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” – Jerry Seinfeld, comedian (b. 29 Apr 1954)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Way

Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Wayby Michael DoyleI really need to buy an easy chairIf I am to keep the family flairEating summer sausage on cheesed squareReading news and pontificating without a careThat is if I am to live my … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #7: Spanish Flower Shadorma

Na/GloPoWriMo #7: Spanish Flower Shadorma by Michael DoyleTime stands stillAs I turn awaySlowing downTides are feltDeep inside my fragile soulInnocence betraysCastle sandsSlip through my fingersWashed awayAs alwaysI look into setting sunsWondering at whyBest of timesPass away too fastIn your eyesIn … Continue reading

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First Principles: Had Every Athenian Citizen Been A Socrates, Every Athenian Assembly Would Still Have Been A Mob

“Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.” – James Madison (1788)

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In the Precedent of 2020

In the Precedent of 2020by Michael DoyleThere is something setQuietly there in the precedentAn unlikely principle we forgetThat we’d not be without accidentWho it is that we are todayI hope that’s not too flippant to sayThat despite our efforts to … Continue reading

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Attached In Meaning

Attached In Meaningby Michael DoyleWords are mainly symbolsSomething that vaguely resemblesAn agreement between we human beingsAs to what it is that we are meaningWe need a little less of the dictionaryAs we each act out our own PictionaryOf all that … Continue reading

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Finally Stilled

Finally Stilledby Michael DoyleWe dance our danceWhispering our romanceUnder the Milky WayFinding tomorrow every dayIn every touch that we shareFinding truth revealed in careKnowing loneliness in our absenceFinding need for each other’s presenceSome say love is a form of weaknessThey … Continue reading

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Shoreline Levee Abstraction

Shoreline Levee Abstractionby Michael DoyleWithout the world’s imposed inhibitionsYou find life without so many limitationsWaiting for you below the surface, we keepThe sands of time as these start to seepPouring through our hands as these flowIs a new depth for … Continue reading

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Fly On A Photographer’s Wall

Another peek into the photographs of persons and their relationships: Fly On A Photographer’s Wall by Michael Doyle Photographs so perfectly still Are a marvel that makes us feel All these candid moments captured well Soul numbing as they tell … Continue reading

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Finding My Strength

Based in part on 1st Samuel: Finding Strength by Michael Doyle Forever grateful for your serenity In times of fallen indignities That keeps my peace inside Keeping sure footed in my stride Finding strength in my belief In God and … Continue reading

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