Tag Archives: Tragic

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite

Light pollution and tricks of manmade light are dulling out the nighttime sky almost irreverently. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite by Michael Romani Looking up to heavens with naked eye Cosmic specks no longer glitter the sky Even outside the dense … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce

Scribbled tales tell more than most would want to know, right? Hot Sauce by Michael Romani Layers of texture Provide the details The hot sauce of conjecture Told in a scribbled tale It’s a portrait of a community But also … Continue reading

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Purveyors of Doubt

This is not aimed at all counselors out there.  More sort of a response to a show I’ve started to watch.   To those who do excellent work in helping folks sort things out, a huge thank you!  For those … Continue reading

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Consolation of Philosophy

There’s a rumor that one can find comfort in thinking about thinking.  I think that misses the point.. maybe? Consolation of Philosophy by Michael Romani To think on actively thinking Isn’t meant to make one more calm But to bring … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Rabbit

She sensed a certain degree of danger When she trusted in that stranger Following him down the rabbit hole And becoming consigned to her role Now she knows why the Cheshire cat smiles She’s gotten her own claws sharpened by … Continue reading

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Diamond Absolutes Betrayed

Sometimes we find ourselves in circumstances in which our most cherished ideals have been betrayed and our world seemingly overturned.  I am living this now.  God and time will tell how this all turns out. Diamond Absolutes Betrayed by Michael … Continue reading

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Certain Kind of Magic

Certain Kind of Magic by Michael Romani Love is a certain kind of magic Often cruel and sometimes tragic Yet, we would give everything For one more minute to sing To sing its praises on high Though, other times we … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Faust – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Today is the celebration of the birth of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on August 28, 1749.  There may be no better day fit for an examination of his classic work, Faust. Faust is an excellent tragic play in two parts.  It … Continue reading

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