Tag Archives: Vanity

Rules of the Beast I

A sort of start at a poetic retelling of the classic Dracula tale: Rules of the Beast I by Michael Romani As the approach is made to castle There is fear amongst its vassals A crucifix is given in protection … Continue reading

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Vision Strikes Its Pose

Always insight be it on stage or on screen, there’s a lot that goes into being a costume designer, right? Vision Strikes Its Pose by Michael Romani To design, to tell a story A costume in all its glory Accents … Continue reading

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Blood On Our Hands

Halloween poem #2 – mankind has the worse monsters and is seldom as kind as we might be if only we could. Blood On Our Hands by Michael Romani Our brutalities serve to shape us Though we wish to deny … Continue reading

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Boy Genius

Inspired by and dedicated to the vexatious life of Erik Satie. Boy Genius by Michael Romani Reeling out of control Unable to console The boy genius fights Taking confront in his nights Sideways bit of swagger Sliced into like a … Continue reading

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Nuzzle and Nudge

Father’s Day is approaching.  Due to lack of funds, I’ve not seen the girls but twice since June 10 of last year.  We won’t even really get into the 73 times that the Court ordered telephonic visitation has been interfered … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way Home

There’s no place like home – there before the hearth’s warmth, knowing where we truly belong.  There is no deeper or richer feeling than to feel love for love’s sake than to love someone even deeper than that. Finding Our … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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In the Suffering of Christ

Based on 1 Peter 2:21-25 In the Suffering of Christ by Michael Romani Suffered for the cause of Holy Christ It is the role that we my bear and live Living to our best and to our finest We suffer … Continue reading

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Skeletons In Our Closet

In biology, we are taught that there is an almost linear path of the forms of mankind.  Reality is it was a bit messier.  Six species of man existed probably concurrently or at least overlapping.  One still stands….   Is … Continue reading

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