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First Principles: Liberty Is Not Easily Surrendered Where Knowledge Is Diffused and Virtue Is Preserved

“No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffusd and Virtue is preservd.” – Samuel Adams (1775)          

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The ABCDerian of Modern Life

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 19’s challenge is to write a ABCDerian.  Here’s my attempt: The ABCDerian of Modern Life by Michael Romani Alphabet soup served as Breakfast that day Cereal having been ate Deliciously the other day Edible as these are Few … Continue reading

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Relative Complicity

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 12 asks that we who take up the challenge of finding something dull that we’re willing to give away.  Well, sorry, but I’m twisting this into something that can never be owned, only given and that is so … Continue reading

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Seeking the Hands of God

Based in part on Hosea 10:12: Seeking the Hands of God by Michael Romani Reaping the righteous fruit as you sow Hands united for God as we truly know Used as servants of the Lord we love We are messengers … Continue reading

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A Prayer For the Healing

No use whining about life’s complications really, right?  So let me just encourage everyone to love when they can and cry when you feel it’s needed. Keep your hearts open and find that bit of truth that works to make … Continue reading

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Desert Skies

There are times that I truly miss driving through the deserts of the American West.  I learned and saw and lived a lot there. Desert Skies by Michael Romani Life for all its anguish is ours It belongs to no … Continue reading

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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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Samson (XI)

Continuing in a series of poems depicting the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (XI) by Michael Romani Staying their course, steady to fight For their land and what is right Even if … Continue reading

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Darkness In Sight

In the end times, there will be shadows that walk among us whose sight will inspire fear, hopelessness and much darkness by their mere sight.  Are you ready to take this test and come out alright?   I hope so. … Continue reading

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Moments of Surrender

New year just around the corner and a lot on my mind.  Anyone else out there feeling that too? Moments of Surrender by Michael Romani If ever an angel did surrenderIf ever a heart given so tenderI know what I … Continue reading

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