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Reflections On Dorian Gray, Part VII: Remembrances

Reflections On Dorian Gray, Part VII: Remembrancesby Michael DoyleThe plague burns through old London TownWhile God casts his eyes aside with a frownObsessed with frightening visions of Sibyle VaineDorian crumbles perched on the brink of going insaneRemembrances of her and … Continue reading

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Pierce the Charade

Pierce the Charadeby Michael DoyleOne thing I’ve discovered recentlyIs that I am capable of acting decentlyBut if the world could see my inspirationMaybe there’d be cause to doubt my motivationStill it is that I struggle for my bestAnd my failings, … Continue reading

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Whispered My Reminder

Whispered My Reminderby Michael DoyleWhispered my reminderOf how it should beI thought I’d never find herMy side by side for eternityYou hear it said that true loveLasts and you know it never endsGod reveals this from abovePatiently blessing lovers as … Continue reading

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A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts

A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts (Republished for 2020)by Michael Doyle aka Michael Romani I. I have heard it saidThat you can eat ’til you’re fullAnd it’s still not enoughThe excuse to be given“But, it’s Christmas…”And one really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Full Asking Price

Poem 2 in a series retelling a classic werewolf tale: Full Asking Price by Michael Doyle I know so little of what to believe As I sit here and quietly grieve We talk of counted blessings But most of these … Continue reading

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The Journey Back

Things of memory have the worth of time revealed in the quiet moments of our hearts. The Journey Back by Michael Doyle Somewhere in a cup of coffee Is the reflection that is memory Somehow a photograph starts to show … Continue reading

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The Arrow Shoots Straight

We can do nothing about our yesterdays.  We cannot do a whole lot about our tomorrows but prepare.  All we are promised and all that we have is this moment we breathe. The Arrow Shoots Straight by Michael Romani We … Continue reading

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Happiness Is A Warm Cookie

December 4 is National Cookie Day!!  It doesn’t get better than this does it?  I’ll try to do the day a little bite sized bit of heartwarming justice. Happiness Is A Warm Cookie by Michael Romani As the holidays come … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Believe In the Immeasurable Power of Love

“I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.”  – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience    

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A Trio of Tanka

A Tanka is a traditional Japanese verse that has the format of: 5-7-5 (upper phrase) 7-7 (upper phrase) A Trio of Tanka by Michael Romani I Waka for true love Exchanged between just us two Whispered like promises Sunrise through … Continue reading

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