Tag Archives: Tears

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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Static Memories

Do you remember long ago when television station programming would end with snow and static on the screens?  This has less to do with that than the late night movies that would come on just before. Static Memories by Michael … Continue reading

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Snowfall On A Small Town

Is it just me, or, when you drive through falling snow, does it feel sometimes like you’re in a magical sort of snow globe and just hope no one shakes you awake? Snowfall On a Small Town by Michael Romani … 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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