Tag Archives: Time

In Gratitude for Community

A  poem in gratitude for community #14: In Gratitude for Community by Michael Romani Thinking back on the days of birds singing Always certain of what my life would be bringing Dragon flies buzzing along a cool pond breeze And … 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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From the Canyon’s Heart

A poem of gratitude #7.  This one is from a sense of gratitude toward the music that came to life from the Laurel Canyon scene.  I think that though I leaned toward progressive hard rock in my music, my lyrical … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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In Sacred Witness

In this season of thankfulness and gratitude, poem #2: In Sacred Witness by Michael Romani Then was a time for counting coup But along the way, I grabbed a clue That just maybe we should be less about glory In … Continue reading

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The Unflinching Eye

Halloween Poem #29: The Unflinching Eye by Michael Romani We drink a toast among us Because it is what’s done and simply because To the unflinching eye of the intellectual soul It is most gratifying to have death under our … Continue reading

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Season of Fear

Halloween Poem #26: Season of Fear by Michael Romani Queue the creepy music For the just the right vibe Dare to step inside And then you decide As an indulgent prattle With wicked stories told Bones shake and start to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes the Questions Are Complicated and the Answers Are Simple

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss    

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First Principles: Officeholders Are the Agents of the People, Not Their Masters

“Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters. Not only is their time and labor due to the government, but they should scrupulously avoid in their political action, as well as in the discharge of their official duty, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Success Consists In Never Making the Same Mistake Twice

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw    

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