Tag Archives: Thoughts

Scaling the New Heights of the Dawn Wall

(Scaling the New Heights of the) Dawn Wallby Michael DoyleIn the dawn of winterWe scaled the face of the wallLearning to never pause in winterWe rose above Yosemite’s fallCapturing the dreams of our own storyFinding the way through until the … Continue reading

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Troubled Thoughts In the Night

Troubled Thoughts In the Nightby Michael DoyleLife knows its bestSpoken like a new languageIt’s written in secret alphabetYou can feel its rising heatSomewhere in that middle passageWithout words it reveals its secretA divine messenger singsOn the wind like a ghost … Continue reading

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A Rispetto of Loneliness

Featured again is a poem form obtained from the weekly Short Form Poetry Workshop on Linden Lab’s virtual platform known as Second Life. This week the form was the rispetto. What then is a rispetto? It is a Tuscan folk … Continue reading

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In Accordance With His Will

Based on the sermon that I listened to here: In Accordance With His Willby Michael Doyle From my lips, I proclaim your praiseAs I do in all of my passing daysCrying out with joy and gladnessPrayer helps me escape this … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Politeness Is the Art of Choosing Among Your Thoughts

“Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.”- Madame de Stael, writer (22 Apr 1766-1817)

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Thought For the Day: Language Is the Amber In Which A Thousand Precious and Subtle Thoughts Have Been Safely Embedded and Preserved

“Language is the amber in which a thousand precious and subtle thoughts have been safely embedded and preserved.” -Richard C. Trench, poet (1807-1886

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Thought For the Day: The Easter Egg Symbolizes Our Ability To Break Out of the Hardened, Protective Shell We’ve Surrounded Ourselves With

“The Easter egg symbolizes our ability to break out of the hardened, protective shell we’ve surrounded ourselves with.”– Siobhan Shaw

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The End of Everything

The End of Everythingby Michael DoyleBeware of a woman’s scornAnd the wrath that followsYou’ll find more than halo tornWhen descending into those hollowsCrippling revenge bring no justiceEuripides puts tragedy into practiceFinding that stronger than a lover’s loveThere are wounds incurable … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Happiness of Your Life Depends Upon the Quality of Your Thoughts; Therefore, Guard Accordingly, and Take Care That You Entertain No Notions Unsuitable To Virtue and Reasonable Nature

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” – Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD)

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Thought For the Day: Concentrate All Your Thoughts Upon the Work At Hand. The Sun’s Rays Do Not Burn Until Brought To A Focus.

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell, inventor (3 Mar 1847-1922)

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