Tag Archives: Tale

Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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Pig Faced Penelope

Inspired by a movie shared with someone very special to me as a movie that is very special to her… Pig Faced Penelope by Michael Romani A slap on the face to high society Trapped on trappings of notoriety The … Continue reading

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Nick of Time

Continuing in my promise to my oldest daughter, this is a poetic retelling of The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 7): Nick of Time by Michael Romani Traveling somewhere without exact precision On the outskirts of the twilight dimension Where … Continue reading

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Truth of Journey

Life is often a little of little matters that make up the journey along the way: Truth of Journey by Michael Romani Sing me a song from the days of olden When life was laughter and so golden Candlelight burns … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce

Scribbled tales tell more than most would want to know, right? Hot Sauce by Michael Romani Layers of texture Provide the details The hot sauce of conjecture Told in a scribbled tale It’s a portrait of a community But also … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

Since mankind began, there has been the hero’s journey.  A man starts with just his dreams and builds his world or fails.  Those with heart prevail.  That then is the trick to this tale. Flying Solo by Michael Romani Long … Continue reading

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Jenny Lind

P. T. Barnum once said something like the greatest art is the art of making people happy.  Personally, I think he was really onto something with this.  Then again, as the child that I’ve always been, I’ve always loved a … Continue reading

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Thunder Road

Robert Mitchum  wrote and starred in a movie way back in the 1950s that spoke to the ways of moonshiners and their dispute with the Revenue men.  It touched on many topics that each could be made their own poems. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Perfume

It’s a tale that seems as old as man That someone sold a dream to woman That their biggest aim and chief goal Is to hide themselves and sell their souls To be the most appealing in any room Coloring … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Maid

It seems that there is hardly ever a mention About the maid service in a haunted mansion Maybe it seems just a little unwell To think there is any such sort of tale That stands up to even the barest … Continue reading

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