Tag Archives: Turn

Adulting Conversation

Today’s world is perceived as fraught with danger.  Linguists have determined that the more risk we believe society is in, the more we increasingly decline in adulting and the more we use words like “adulting”… Adulting Conversation by Michael Romani … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meanders At the Oxbow

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 29 and the challenge is to write on the after thoughts about a strong emotion and its results.  This is my attempt to clarify thoughts I had just yesterday about the days prior and the future that … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: The Bulk of Mankind Have In Turn Been the Prey of Ambition

“The bulk of mankind have indeed, in all countries in their turn, been made the prey of ambition.”  – Mercy Otis Warren    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Family

There is family by biology.  Then there is family by choice.  In many instances who is to say which is the deepest tie.  Biology and kinship are interesting in their perspectives, aren’t they? A Family by Michael Romani When life … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Practice of Kindness

Based in part on the Gospel according to Luke: The Practice of Kindness by Michael Romani In this world of madness Inundated with sadness What happened to kindness In this world of blindness A moment’s thought for others All of … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: You Have Turned All the Corners Left When You Run Into Yourself

“When you turn the corner / And you run into yourself / Then you know that you have turned / All the corners that are left.”  – Langston Hughes, poet and novelist (1 Feb 1902-1967)      

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Prompt – Bell

The wheel of life keeps turning around Always revealing, never concealing What waits for us all to be found When we face the truth, God be willing There it is just beyond that veil Striking true, clear as a ringing … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs & Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Uncompromising

I don’t mean to be overanalyzing But what made you my true north Was I thought you were uncompromising In always living up to our true worth I believed you would never lie As events have turned I cannot deny … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs & Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment