Tag Archives: Torment

Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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My Thorny Crown

War never truly ends for some. My Thorny Crown by Michael Doyle It’s said and it’s true As a lesson learned by me and you That only the dead Know the end of war For the rest of us, it’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Better To Be Despised For Simplicity Than To Be Tormented By Continual Hypocrisy

“Virtue runs no risk of becoming contemptible by being exposed to view, and it is better to be despised for simplicity than to be tormented by continual hypocrisy.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-AD 65) Bloomberg’s dismissive statements against farmers … Continue reading

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Digital In Our Memories

As some may know, I am exploring the nuances of virtual reality and integration of this into life in general. Digital In Our Memories by Michael Romani Digital in our memories Listless in our legacy We have no choice but … Continue reading

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Fades Away

Life leaves us all, eventually… or, do we really transform into something else? Time will tell. Fades Away by Michael Romani Being somewhat civilized I kept my discontents to myself More probably cause I realized I’d find my better answers … Continue reading

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Love People

Trust, love; love, trust… hmm Love People by Michael Romani Stop trusting people Love the people And let them be Love them in being free Love them no matter what Believing them for their lot To offer and share Giving … Continue reading

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The Root Cause

Continuing in my series pertinent to things going on with my health, the influences of someone proving to be very special to me and my advocation of the integration of more traditional medical perspectives into the Western Medicine I have … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Lies

When all is said and all is done All of our battles fought and won I hope as I pray that we’ll have tomorrow Filled with more happiness than sorrow Finding myself believing in the unbelievable Sometimes more than I … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Existential

There is something in the existential moment When we realize life consists of daily torment But still it’s the very best deal that is offered Dreams of immortality are not even proffered With a the straightness of anyone’s best face … Continue reading

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Seventeen Years To This Day

On 9/11/2001, cowards struck and killed many innocent people for wrongs mostly imagined, some perhaps real.  But, none of these directly attributable to 99% who died that day.  Let’s never, ever forget this. Seventeen Years To This Day by Michael … Continue reading

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