Tag Archives: Touch

To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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Those Who Have To Shower

How did the alleged party of the working man in my country become so elitist and based on class division?  Go watch the last Democratic debates and see how many references were made to those who have to shower after … Continue reading

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Happiness Finds Its Ending

Nothing better than a happy ending, right? Happiness Finds Its Ending by Michael Romani Not even happiness finds its ending Despite the best intentions in friending We look for ways to find our way home Walking our journey not wanting … Continue reading

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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I’m Not Saying…

A little something that I just felt onto paper before putting here. I’m Not Saying… I’m not saying That I need you But, what if I did And wasn’t playing About always being true It’s something I can’t keep hid … Continue reading

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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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Thought For the Day: May Your Heart Never Harden, Your Temper Never Tire and May You Have A Touch That Never Hurts

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” – Charles Dickens      

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Looking At You, Looking At Me

More of a song than a poem though it’s missing an effective chorus maybe? Looking At You, Looking At Me by Michael Romani I’m looking at you You’re looking at me I’m dreaming of you And what we might be … Continue reading

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Samson VI

Further attempt to depict the story of Samson and Deliah from the Book of Judges: Samson (VI) by Michael Romani VI An uncertain meeting at the granary Speaks of that wistful bit of insanity A servant girl separating chaff from … Continue reading

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