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Happy Mother’s Day, Too

My ex-wife could never gracefully receive a present.  Not just from me but from our daughters, they tell me.  Still, despite all, there is one gift I would yet give her on this day particularly after the reminders received over … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Continuing in a series of poems about the establishment of our republican form of government and life under the rule of law as set out in our constitution: Consent of the Governed by Michael Doyle The standards are set by … Continue reading

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On the 1619 Project

An ahistorical work that seeks to repudiate the founding principles of America won the Pulitzer Prize today.   In my eyes, all luster is now gone to both the Nobel prizes and the Pulitzer with this move.   It’s not … Continue reading

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Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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A Return To the Sea

A pirate’s lot remains on my mind today.  To me, like many, there has always been a bit of allure to some of the legendary pirates.  Not the least of these is a chapter in a book I aim to … Continue reading

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Let Us Begin

So many promises of the 20th century have led to false starts, broken hearts and the horror of confronting the results of our delusions. Let Us Begin by Michael Romani In pursuit of stronger minds Do we risk leaving souls … Continue reading

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Approached Threshold

When you approach sacred places and times and spaces do you appreciate the transformative moment you are in? Approached Threhold by Michael Romani Growing up in the present age We are encouraged to seek after sages Seeking our shifts in … Continue reading

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In The Fullness of Time

A poem for this, the day celebrated as symbolizing Christ’s birth.   Merry Christmas!  Christmas… Christ Mass… A mass for Christ.  Then then does that or might it actually mean?  Is it really only about the birth of Christ? Or, … Continue reading

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Rocky Road To Faith

Based in part on 1 John 1:9: Rocky Road To Faith by Michael Romani There are so many times we scoff in pride Looking at God’s will far from the outside Believing our own path and our will be done … Continue reading

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Bringer of Life and Death

The Sun.. at first thought is the giver of the warmth of our lives.  On further reflection, it’s also a thing of cosmic rays, heat that can kill, solar flares. Bringer of Life and Death by Michael Romani The sun … Continue reading

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