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First Principles: A Nation Which Does Not Remember What It Was Yesterday, Does Not Know What It Is Today, Nor What It Is Trying To Do

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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Crossed Paths

Touch and go for the soul. Crossed Paths by Michael Romani Silent like a river Life continues to flow What is today Will soon be long ago The things we hold onto The things we believe They mean so much … Continue reading

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American Dream

In this day and age, so many tear at the foundations of America.  They do so with an almost willful ignorance of what came before and what’s happened since.  There is an insistence that perfection be from the beginning when … Continue reading

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Meant To Savor

Does anyone else here really love sushi?  Silly question? Meant To Savor by Michael Romani Two parts One part art And presentation The other That of flavor Memories of the heart The secret part Both memory and fascination Each reminding … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Admitting You Were Wrong Only Says You Are Wiser Than Yesterday

“A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Alexander Pope, poet (21 May 1688-1744    

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Meanders At the Oxbow

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 29 and the challenge is to write on the after thoughts about a strong emotion and its results.  This is my attempt to clarify thoughts I had just yesterday about the days prior and the future that … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Notre Dame

In memory of the burning of Notre Dame 04/2019 and as originally posted on my Flickr account: In Remembrance of Notre Dame by Michael Romani Standing there in the center of the ancient cityGloriously symbolic in its early beloved pietyThe … Continue reading

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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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First Principles: Those Citing Scriptures In Support of the Bondage of Slavery Are Reminded of Its Consequences to Egypt

“[E]ven the sacred Scriptures had been quoted to justify this iniquitous traffic. It is true that the Egyptians held the Israelites in bondage for four hundred years, . . . but . . . gentlemen cannot forget the consequences that … Continue reading

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