Tag Archives: Stranger

Thought For the Day: Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Much To Do With Everything

Day 28 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2019… and what’s the goal.. to write a poem about poetry and poets and who is this what is that and does it have any meaning or is it only seeming or.. wait.. that could be … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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Couple of Couplets To Get It Right

Poem A Day #3 is the rhyming couplet form. From Wikipedia: “A couplet is a pair of successive lines of metre in poetry. A couplet usually consists of two successive lines that rhyme and have the same metre. A couplet … 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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Jungled Twist

Another swing at the Jungle Book has been taken.  First poem based on that movie is done and posted below. Jungled Twist by Michael Romani There is something in this reality A certain truth about fragility That the jungle twists … Continue reading

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Stranger To Myself

Little something picked up on watching a horror show and thinking.  I’m often guilty of thinking way too much. 😉 Stranger To Myself by Michael Romani Purest instincts undone A stranger to myself As divorced from me as from anyone … Continue reading

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A Western Noir

Tonight’s short poetry workshop combined the genre’s of cowboy poetry and film noir.  I went into it unaware we weren’t supposed to combine both.. soooo.. I did just that anyhow. A Western Noir by Michael Romani I was riding through … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Smile You Give A Stranger May Be the Only Sunshine They See All Day

“Today, give a stranger one of your smiles.  It might be the only sunshine he or she sees all day.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.    

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Daily Prompt – Rabbit

She sensed a certain degree of danger When she trusted in that stranger Following him down the rabbit hole And becoming consigned to her role Now she knows why the Cheshire cat smiles She’s gotten her own claws sharpened by … Continue reading

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