Tag Archives: Verse

Four Verses For My Tulip

One day, she was just there and suddenly the world made sense.. Four Verses For My Tulip by Michael Romani Four verses of six lines each Still in search of your chorus I feel it when you’re in my reach … Continue reading

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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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Scribble and A Scratch

Scribble and A Scratch by Michael Romani With a scribble and a scratch My words flow together Sometimes in prose; sometimes in verse Hopefully, for the better Always filled with hope That I might have something to say Just keep … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rhyme

Throughout all of our many centuries Hearts have been lost up on anniversaries With minds filled with willed versification Rhymed moments of steadfast dedication To do less might even, to some, be a crime We have given that much power … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns  

We have had a wee bit of a discussion on Scotland’s national poet prior to this.  It might be good to cross reference this if the reader is just now coming into this discussion.  For now, let’s move on to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Painting Is Poetry

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”  – Leonardo da Vinci There is a lot to be said for the beauty of God’s creation.  If anyone were to … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Phedre – Jean Racine

In that Jean Racine was elected to the French Academy on July 17, 1673, this is a fitting time for a quick study of Phedre et Hippolyte known today simply as Phedre.  This is a French dramatic tragedy in five acts written … Continue reading

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