Tag Archives: Tree

On The Importance of A Diatom

The world needs a lot of oxygen to breath.  We take it for granted.  Most of us.  Some of us get exposed to toxicity that makes us know just how precious that oxygen is.  But, where does it come from?  … Continue reading

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A Parchment To Write On

Today, April 1, 2019, marks the beginning of the annual National/Global Poetry Writing Month.  The first gauntlet flung down is to write a poem based on the idea of making something.  A friend suggested parchment.  This became to me how … Continue reading

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Skeletons In Our Closet

In biology, we are taught that there is an almost linear path of the forms of mankind.  Reality is it was a bit messier.  Six species of man existed probably concurrently or at least overlapping.  One still stands….   Is … Continue reading

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Upside Down Emu Love

Written on a bet that I couldn’t write a poem about emus that also was a love story.  The person betting this hadn’t the poem about the goats in love, did they? 😉 Upside Down Emu Love by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrapping

In all the full speed ahead that has become the modern Christmas, I think we’ve lost a bit of what it really is meant to be like.  Sure, for folks like me there is the time spent reflecting on the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Alarm

It was with some alarm that I Found myself perched in a tree High up in the darkening sky How I got there you wouldn’t believe me I whispered to the resting raven I was feeling more than a bit … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Fairest Fruit of Liberty Are the Security of the Rule of Law and Our Rights

What is the fairest fruit of the English Tree of Liberty? The security of our rights and of the law, and that no man shall be brought to trial where there is a prejudice against him. – Thomas Erskine (1750-1823) … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Crumb

In this life that is so often tossed with a tumble I can only hope some cookies never crumble And I know that my life will always be good Though not always as straight as it should Just so long … Continue reading

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