Tag Archives: Taste

Triumphal Entry (Palm Sunday 2020)

Na/GloPoWriMo 2020, Day 5 is Palm Sunday! Challenging, really challenging prompt today.  20 separate components: “Our (optional) prompt for today is one that we have used in past years, but which I love to come back to, because it so … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Cleanliness and Order Are Matters of Education and Must Be Cultivated

“Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.” – Benjamin Disraeli      

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Shelf Life

Today Is National Fruit Cake Day!! (run….) Shelf Life by Michael Romani Raise a glass of eggnog in good cheer Blessed by this holiday time of year But what do we do about this one gift One that creates sometimes … Continue reading

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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Lechon Americano

Happy Roast Suckling Pig Day!! Lechon Americano by Michael Romani Sipping down a San Miguel You with your port and ale Thinking back on yesterday So many memories seem throwaway I was three or maybe four And while the Philippines … Continue reading

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Felt Like Home

Home is a place of gratitude, loving appreciation and warmth.  Right? Felt Like Home by Michael Romani Moments of gratitude felt like heaven Counting our blessings over bread un-leaven Every step feels like a new journey With each yesterday treasured … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie’s End

At the end of many an Oriental meal, there is that tidbit of sweetness and fortune told.   My last one reads,” (D)o not wish to be anything but what you are and try to be that perfectly”.  … and … Continue reading

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Looking At You, Looking At Me

More of a song than a poem though it’s missing an effective chorus maybe? Looking At You, Looking At Me by Michael Romani I’m looking at you You’re looking at me I’m dreaming of you And what we might be … Continue reading

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Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … 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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