Tag Archives: Times

Thrown Away

word prompt is Away Thrown Awayby Michael Doyle Times like these are seasonableWhen life itself feels unreasonableWhat I had wanted to be for the betterSomehow fell apart when together Now it seems taking life day by dayAlone with the feelings … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Dustbin of History Is Littered With Remains of Those Countries That Relied On Diplomacy To Secure Their Freedom

“The dustbin of history is littered with remains of those countries that relied on diplomacy to secure their freedom. We must never forget … in the final analysis … that it is our military, industrial and economic strength that offers … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Troubled

Do Not Be Troubledby Michael DoyleDo not be troubled by the struggleOr the times we falter and we bungleDifficulties have come and they will goSuch is the path of life’s ebb and floUnsettled fates make for troubled heartsThe sense of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Times Have Change. But the Basic Premise of the Constitution Hasn’t Changed. It’s Still Our Blueprint For Freedom

“Times Have Changed. But the Basic Premise of the Constitution Hasn’t Changed. It’s Still Our Blueprint For Freedom” – Ronald Reagan

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Na/GloPoWriMo #22: As A Sign of the Times

Na/GloPoWriMo #22: As A Sign of the Timesby Michael DoyleAs a sign of the timesThe last book I readWas read onlinePoetry told no longer rhymesNor does it impart lesson or deedYet, as an art, they call this fineAs a sign … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #13: Yesterday’s Tomorrow’s News

Na/GloPoWriMo #13: Yesterday’s Tomorrow’s News by Michael DoyleSitting watching the evening news hourWatching the sun go down as night devoursI fell asleep to the bleat of the LED displayDisrupting a poem meant written yesterdayHaving missed my embossed invitationI make up … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughter

Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughterby Michael DoyleDearest Daughter,I didn’t know I would be a fatherWhen I took the chances that I didAnd I’ve always tried to keep it hidI see your eyes of confusionBetween truth and illusionAnd, yes, … Continue reading

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In the Sneeze of A Sweet Blink

In the Sneeze of A Sweet Blinkby Michael DoyleIn the sneeze of a sweet blinkShe was deeper than I’d thinkBreathing through my old heartNever to ever want to departThe memories that we buildWhether at home or afieldAre those that I … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Never Despair, Our Situation Before Has Been Unpromising and Has Changed For the Better, So I trust, It Will Again

“We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency … Continue reading

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A Christmas Heart

A Christmas Heartby Michael DoyleOn a forge borne of magicThe Star of Bethlehem Can be harnessed with loveA Christmas heart wipes away the tragicOnly in the way an elf understandsLed as these are from up aboveWhen times are getting hardAnd … Continue reading

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