Tag Archives: Tears

Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

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The Good Man Stands

Been spending some time at a Western museum lately.  When you think on the lives lived, something like this might come to mind? The Good Man Stands by Michael Romani Troubles come Troubles gone The good man stands As he … Continue reading

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Toying With Reality

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21’s challenge is to write a poem in a surrealistic manner. Toying With Reality by Michael Romani From the north looking down on the spinning top The world twirls around and may never find its stop All the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Salt Water Cures Most Everything

“The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen (pen name of Karen Blixen), author (17 Apr 1885-1962)    

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Writer Must Feel To Make the Reader Feel

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.” – Robert Frost, poet (26 Mar 1874-1963)      

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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Treasure From A Book

Last of the poems inspired by watching that wonderful tale, Paddington 2.  Maybe, in some ways,  I am still a child at heart.  But, I think everyone should watch this movie! Treasure From A Book by Michael Romani Every train comes … Continue reading

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