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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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Razor’s Edge

Another poem from another life lived an lifetime ago about who I was then and wondering how it is that I managed to turn things around maybe for the better.  At least, I like to think so? This one is … Continue reading

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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Further Destiny

Who are we to deny who we really are? Further Destiny by Michael Romani In a shivered ship of cold He sang a song remembered from old Ever bitter in its minding Lost without hope of finding That knife blade … Continue reading

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Revelations No. 2

Based in part on 1 Cor 15:24 : Revelations No. 2 by Michael Romani Caught up in the end days thundering Lost up in speculation and wondering We find ourselves looking for redemption Seeking this out in our stark contemplation … Continue reading

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Clever As Your Dreams

Does anyone else remember going to the circus as a kid?  I think that was one of those memories for me that will live forever.  It was shocking to me later to find out that some were afraid of clowns.  … Continue reading

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To Truly Belong

Second poem mostly absorbed from watching the new Mowgali Jungle Book movie on Netflix: To Truly Belong by Michael Romani The fruit there hangs low And don’t you know Life can make a monkey out of you In all of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Thin

There’s a thin line between thunder And the lightning that strikes, she thought Between the water that pulls you under And the gasping breath reached for and sought There’s a thin line between love and what’s mine Selfishness and desire … Continue reading

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Epistrophe – Stormy Moments

Tonight’s weekly short form poetry workshop featured a form based on a literary device commonly known as an epistrophe.   This is, also, sometimes called epiphora or anistrophe.    An epistrophe “is the repetition of words or a phrase at … Continue reading

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