Tag Archives: Tears

Thankfulness For the Season

A poem in gratitude #17: Thankfulness For the Season by Michael Romani Memories of letters written By the likes of me and you To a certain man in red Depending on how written Always brought a toy or two Thoughts … Continue reading

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The Healing Acceptance of Self

A poem of humility and gratitude # 12: The Healing Acceptance of Self by Michael Romani With gratitude, I accept myself No longer looking for answers from a shelf But, seeking instead to find peace from within Behind that wall … Continue reading

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Collect Call

In humble gratitude, I offer this poem for those moments we feel most challenged in trying to understand the necessary balance of things as a poem of thankfulness #10: Collect Call by Michael Romani It’s moments like these When I’m … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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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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