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The Healing Acceptance of Self

A poem of humility and gratitude # 12: The Healing Acceptance of Self by Michael Romani With gratitude, I accept myself No longer looking for answers from a shelf But, seeking instead to find peace from within Behind that wall … Continue reading

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A Pale Death

Halloween Poem #17: A Pale Death by Michael Romani The end of days descends Like a fog from hell that ascends On us all a thick as it can be As we dance away our sanity Lilith asks for one … Continue reading

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Dream Child Revealed

Another from the short form poetry workshop on the anaphora form.  I found this form amenable to writing a quick rock song after the first anaphora that I wrote and previously posted. Dream Child by Michael Romani Dream child I … Continue reading

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Uncured Affliction

Mona Lisa smiled, but, why? Uncured Affliction by Michael Romani One voice whispers in the darkness Different than others given to harshness Times remembered; meeting eye to eye With the kind of truth, you cannot deny Doctor won’t you cure … Continue reading

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Pig Faced Penelope

Inspired by a movie shared with someone very special to me as a movie that is very special to her… Pig Faced Penelope by Michael Romani A slap on the face to high society Trapped on trappings of notoriety The … Continue reading

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Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I)

Life on the frontier offered its surprises.  None were so surprising but that sometimes even in the most rugged of circumstances, there was love to be found. Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I) by Michael Romani He spent his life Trying to … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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Samson III

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson III by Michael Romani III A judge to this world would arise As deliverer of prophecy advised Vengeance born to be God’s hands And take back the Promised Lands He was … Continue reading

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To Truly Belong

Second poem mostly absorbed from watching the new Mowgali Jungle Book movie on Netflix: To Truly Belong by Michael Romani The fruit there hangs low And don’t you know Life can make a monkey out of you In all of … Continue reading

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