Tag Archives: Trouble

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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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … Continue reading

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Surviving the Ride

From Socrates to Rush’s Neil Pert to observance of every day life, we all learn one thing fairly early on, conform or be cast out. Surviving the Ride by Michael Romani Time and again, it’s the same story All sorts … Continue reading

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Treasure From A Book

Last of the poems inspired by watching that wonderful tale, Paddington 2.  Maybe, in some ways,  I am still a child at heart.  But, I think everyone should watch this movie! Treasure From A Book by Michael Romani Every train comes … Continue reading

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer

Gossip is the insipid breeding ground from which must wickedness is born. Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer by Michael Romani Past affections become reshaped into their own hardened melody Layers of self composed invective write a cheat sheet rhapsody Projection of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Should Talk With Each Other and Not About Each Other

“I’ve always believed that a lot of the trouble in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other.” – Ronald Reagan      

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Daily Prompt – Madness

What’s Halloween without a little madness thrown in? To Play With Madness by Michael Romani The witches play with madness While mankind finds its sadness The comic tragedy plays out It seems each step descends into doubt Some things transcend … Continue reading

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Warning Signs Unheeded

Based in part on 2 Timothy 3:12 Warning Signs Unheeded by Michael Romani In my desire to live a Godly life I have opened myself up to strife From those who would prosecute And slander me to my ill repute … Continue reading

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