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First Principles: Wondrously Strange Then and Much To Be Regretted…Were We To Neglect the Means and To Depart From the Road Which Providence Has Pointed Us To So Plainly

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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First Principles: How Strangely Will the Tools of A Tyrant Pervert the Plain Meaning of Words

“How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!” — Samuel Adams, 1776

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Into Something More

Into Something Moreby Michael DoyleStrive and fight for a better lifeFinding believed in utopia was naughtBut disappointment with hints of strifeIdeals purchased with bloodied tears soughtOnly to find these too lacking in the endAnd while life goes on, we cannot … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Have Learnt Silence From the Talkative, Toleration From the Intolerant, and Kindness From the Unkind; Yet Strange, I Am Ungrateful To These Teachers

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” -Kahlil Gibran, poet, and artist (1883-1931)

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Reflections On Dorian Gray, Pt VIII: Reality’s Seams

Reflections On Dorian Gray, Pt VIII: Reality’s Seamsby Michael DoyleThere on that snow fallen black of nightIn an alley filled with guilt’s blightDorian fears the tell of tongue wagged taleThat pursues him to the gates of HellThere are dreadful things … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Love

Sharing God’s Loveby Michael DoyleStrange…at this time in historyThat two thirds of children live in povertyThis is something we can changeIf only our priorities, we would rearrangeEach step that we might takeCan be the difference that we makeThis is the … Continue reading

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Remember To Forget

Remember To Forgetby Michael DoyleAs long as there is lifeThere is, at least, some hopeRegardless of our strifeThis helps us to quietly copeThose things that bring us to edgeWe need to forgive as our sinThat which as brought us to … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #4: Closed For Renovation

Closed For Renovationby Michael DoyleWith a startled turnLife became the strangeWith a subtle twist of fateSuddenly, plans became small changeLearning how to simply liveOur best moments in isolationAll across our land we wished to giveAs if it was all closed … Continue reading

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Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Star

Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Starby Michael Doyle 2020 has been a year soul revealingCovid and larceny were ever stealingAny hope for semblance of hopefulnessDenying any hint of serenity and bliss We cried and wondered out of hopeTrying our best … Continue reading

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First Principles: No County On Earth Ever Had More In Its Power To Attain These Blessings Than United America

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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