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Once Upon A Night In Bethlehem – I

Based in part on Micah 5:2: Once Upon A Night In Bethelhem – I by Michael Romani From Bethlehem will come the king With all the joy that this will bring It’s of His glory that we all will sing … Continue reading

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Motives Met

Based in part on 1 Cor 4:5: Motives Met by Michael Romani Things of darkness brought to light Keeping praise to make this right We are stewards entrusted  to care Keeping our charges from Satan’s snare When we stand before … Continue reading

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Thankfulness For the Season

A poem in gratitude #17: Thankfulness For the Season by Michael Romani Memories of letters written By the likes of me and you To a certain man in red Depending on how written Always brought a toy or two Thoughts … Continue reading

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Season of Fear

Halloween Poem #26: Season of Fear by Michael Romani Queue the creepy music For the just the right vibe Dare to step inside And then you decide As an indulgent prattle With wicked stories told Bones shake and start to … Continue reading

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Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … Continue reading

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Felt Like Home

Home is a place of gratitude, loving appreciation and warmth.  Right? Felt Like Home by Michael Romani Moments of gratitude felt like heaven Counting our blessings over bread un-leaven Every step feels like a new journey With each yesterday treasured … Continue reading

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Beating the Odds

Life’s will to survive is a remarkable story. Beating the Odds by Michael Romani Heat of day and cold of night The Great Dying came with a fright Two Hundred Fifty years ago Nearly all life died as you might … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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Boy Genius

Inspired by and dedicated to the vexatious life of Erik Satie. Boy Genius by Michael Romani Reeling out of control Unable to console The boy genius fights Taking confront in his nights Sideways bit of swagger Sliced into like a … Continue reading

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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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