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Rules of the Beast II

A poetic retelling of Dracula continues…. Rules of the Beast II by Michael Romani Fresh blood can be so invigorating As the new day’s path is exhilarating Ghostly mirages are fleeting in sight Proofs of things that fill the night … Continue reading

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Kid Lost In Story

What’s the difference between a kid at play and an artist lost in art? Give up?  Maybe me too…. Kid Lost In Story by Michael Romani Hand sketched And mentally stretched The artist knows her caper Put down as it … Continue reading

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First Principles: Laws Made By Our Representatives Should Not Be So Voluminous That They Cannot Be Read Or So Incoherent As To Not Be Understood

“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” – James … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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Urban Christianity

A Sunday sort of poem… Urban Christianity by Michael Romani Fully formed in my Christianity I have come to belief quite rationally But, also find it credible emotionally Bit by bit, I have been ratifying These things of belief, I … Continue reading

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First Principles: America Flourishes Due To Our Commitment To Good Character and Dedication to Liberty and Justice For All

“Our Founding Fathers understood that our country would survive and flourish if our Nation was committed to good character and an unyielding dedication to liberty and justice for all.” – George W. Bush      

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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The Love of One So Good

Learning again and again the difference between fool’s gold and real gold when it comes to the heart.  In this case, I believe the proof is in the deeds done and love shown gracefully time and again. The Love of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Civil Liberty Understood Consists In Protecting Individual Rights Through Society’s Constraints and Force

“Civil liberty, rightly understood, consists in protecting the rights of individuals by the united force of society: society cannot be maintained, and of course can exert no protection, without obedience to some sovereign power; and obedience is an empty name, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Genuine Poetry Communicates Before It Is Understood

“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” – T.S. Eliot    

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