Tag Archives: Tears

Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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Like Brothers

The things done in the military grows most men’s units in whatever force into something like family.  Most of us ended fighting for our brothers and sisters more than ideals or nations.  Some of us carry the memories of our … Continue reading

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Pouring It Out

I am not certain.  But, I think that maybe self inflicted is sometimes the worse loss? Pouring It Out by Michael Romani Tossing and turning I just couldn’t sleep This kind of hurt Is soul deep Self inflicted tears Welling … Continue reading

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Gasping At the Glimpses

Do you ever take a moment to realize how much we simply take for granted?  All the miracles that make up every day life? Gasping At the Glimpses by Michael Romani Life, so wonderfully unlikely Each moment, such a sight … Continue reading

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To Begin As It Began

Like the sea many of the best things in life ebb and flow, in and out and expanding just to contract back into its depths. To Begin As It Began by Michael Romani Like two ships adrift and at sea … Continue reading

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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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