Tag Archives: Trouble

Father’s Day With My Daughters 2019

Two hours isn’t nearly long enough, but, at least it was some time. Father’s Day With My Daughters (2019) by Michael Romani Some dads find it fine to have bragging rights In that they’ve done in spending sleepless nights But, … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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The Good Man Stands

Been spending some time at a Western museum lately.  When you think on the lives lived, something like this might come to mind? The Good Man Stands by Michael Romani Troubles come Troubles gone The good man stands As he … Continue reading

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First Principles: If There Must Be Trouble, Let It Be In My Day, That My Child May Have Peace

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” – Thomas Paine    

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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Sacred Song

May your trails always be safe protected by the sacred song of life. Sacred Song by Michael Romani Sing your songs To protect my trail Offering safe passage Past the hounds of Hell My soul is troubled Here in these … Continue reading

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Kyrielle of Empowerment

The Milkwood Poem A Day #10 is the Kyrielle.  The word prompt for day 10 is ‘element’. “Kyrielle is a French form inspired by a Christian devotional tradition, the Kyrie.” “Like that call-and-response liturgical form, the kyrielle poem has a … Continue reading

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Finding My Way Home

Based in part on Joshua 5: Finding My Way Home by Michael Romani Finding peace in all my trouble Hurrying along on the double Knowing that God is on my side Dwelling in this absent pride Hard times sometime come … Continue reading

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