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Earthly Gnome

A poem for the element of Earth: Earthly Gnome by Michael Romani Grimble Gromble Plays as the piper At the gates of dawn Watching his fallacies crumble Hiding within the cypre Feeling as faithful as a swan As discarded images … Continue reading

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To My Youngest On Reaching Nine

To My Youngest On Reaching Nine by Michael Romani To my youngest on reaching age nine What can I say, sweet angel of mine But that I am proud of you each day As I watch you grow up in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Learning Is Light Enough To Carry With You Always

“Learning is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily.” – Chinese proverb    

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Blank Verse Childhood

Okay, so sometimes I live my life like a Toys R Us Kid….. but…I was at a poetry workshop yesterday and we were looking at how to correctly do blank verse poems.  This is the second one I came up … Continue reading

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The Eyes of the Lord

Based on Psalms 34:15-17 The Eyes of the Lord by Michael Romani Over and over the Bible tells What the eyes of God reveals Every way that we might turn There in every lesson learned All of His children are … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Assay

Listen up, the people got something they want to say Maybe it’s time that we take a moment and assay All the bad that is happening in the world today Maybe it’s time that we take our turn another way … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Horizon

In those quiet hours as the sun begins to set I find myself looking out to where my soul’s met With a moment’s rest as darkness creeps into the horizon I smile to myself at the feeling in which I’m … Continue reading

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Transparent Metaphors

Transparent Metaphor by Michael Romani Metaphors are important That’s what she said I agreed, they are significant I kept that thought in my head No gold star child was I I could barely look her in the eye Still, there … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It’s the Moments That Make Up the Years

“People forget years and remember moments.” -Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947) The years roll on by us.  It’s the moments in each year that make the journey memorable.  There is no argument there.   Time is fascinating that … Continue reading

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