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Thought For the Day: There Is No Religion Without Magic Any More Than There is Magic Without At Least A Trace of Religion

“There is no religion without magic any more than there is magic without at least a trace of religion. The notion of a supernature exists only for a humanity which attributes supernatural powers to itself and in return ascribes the … Continue reading

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To Feel Again

To Feel Againby Michael DoyleI admire people who are unafraid to feelWho know the danger and yet keep it realIt is scary to feel that compulsive somethingBut it beats the feeling of nothingAs life hands us our challenging handA fate … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Are Conditions of Blindness So Voluntary That They Become Complicity

“There are conditions of blindness so voluntary that they become complicity.” – Paul Bourget, novelist (2 Sep 1852-1935)

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Learning To Do the Math

2nd poem from the work shop: Learning To Do Math by Michael Doyle She spoke eloquently of her calculations While I sat mystified; musing on the math That is found in music and in so much art Wondering how it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Are Two Ways To Be Fooled. One Is To Believe What Isn’t True; the Other Is To Refuse To Believe What Is True

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” – Soren Kierkegaard      

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An Easter Of Empty Churches

What an odd sort of Easter wasn’t it?  But perhaps a lesson to be learned… An Easter of Empty Churches by Michael Doyle April of 2019, Notre-Dame was burning And in this, we were surprised and learning That there would … Continue reading

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It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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Gratitude For the Real Love

This poem of gratitude #22 is based on thoughts on the obsession on Instagram and elsewhere to have people like your image or what you say or what you do without any genuine connection.  And.. the converse beauty of those … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry: In Your Name

From the short form poetry workshop last night.  It is a form called anaphora.  These are the notes from the first notecard explaining the concept: “Anaphora is a poetic technique. From the Free Dictionary The first definition for anaphora is … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love Remembered 2019

Comes a time when our mom is no longer with us in physical form but is in our hearts and souls, right?  This poem is meant to honor that. A Mother’s Love Remembered 2019 by Michael Romani A mother’s love … Continue reading

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