Tag Archives: Trap

Don’t Talk To Strangers

First in a series of poems based on a retelling of the classic werewolf story, or is it… Don’t Talk To Strangers by Michael Doyle Mama said don’t talk to strangers You’re never out of danger When you live on … Continue reading

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Second Sight of the Garden of Earthly Delight

Day 6 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The prompt is to write an ekphrastic poem based on Hieronymous Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delight.  I elected to take the point of view of the artist or perhaps someone who is familiar with the … Continue reading

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Set’s Legacy

A continuing look at Egyptian myth: Set’s Legacy by Michael Doyle Only a mad man would steal Those things that a god would conceal Two bridges rigged with traps Cloaked in the veil of mystery wraps All power is centered … Continue reading

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Standing On the Ledge

Today, dear readers, is New Year’s Eve.  I do hope each and every one of you has a truly beautiful, safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve! May your night and new morn be filled with the 20/20 of recalling nothing … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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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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