Tag Archives: Survive

Surviving the Ride

From Socrates to Rush’s Neil Pert to observance of every day life, we all learn one thing fairly early on, conform or be cast out. Surviving the Ride by Michael Romani Time and again, it’s the same story All sorts … Continue reading

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Time Awaits A Hero

Joseph Campbell might have something to say on this journey… Time Awaits A Hero by Michael Romani Long before the dawn of written history Mankind has sought to build community Combined with free will, it’s not easy to do this … Continue reading

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Adapt, Survive and Overcome

Life is filled with challenges and adversities to meet and hopefully overcome.  That came to mind as I was watching Mowgli.  From those thoughts: Adapt, Survive and Overcome by Michael Romani Adapt, survive And overcome Run, boy, run Adapt, feel … Continue reading

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Shadows Played Revisited

Not knowing what a person is actually facing down can sometimes seem more intense than actually knowing the battle ahead.  When I started off this morning, I thought I would know what is going on.  I had not realized it … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I, for one of too many, do not need to be reminded.  I lost my sister and best friend after her nine year battle.  There is at least one other person that I know … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry – Tercou – Big And Vicious

Tonight’s workshop: What is a Tercou • 8 line poem of 3 stanzas. • First 2 stanzas are tercets • Third stanza is a couplet • Syllable count is 5/4/5, 5/4/5, 8/6 • Rhyme scheme aba aba aa After some … Continue reading

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Her Legacy

Last Sunday was a day of recognition and honor for women on an international level.  When you think about it and all that women have done for us in all of their roles, shouldn’t every day be one? Her Legacy … Continue reading

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Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 5: To Be me, Not You

Day 5 arrived yesterday about the same time that I upped my running (albeit at a very slow pace) to an hour of running.  There’s my excuse and I’m keeping with it.  It’s hard to write a new poem when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Look Up to the Stars, Not Down At Your Feet

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist.  Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always … Continue reading

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