Tag Archives: Violence

To Bring the Stars Closer

There are those who walk into our lives to not simply touch and fadeaway.  There are those who from the moment met leave an indelible trace in your heart and soul.  It is to this which has left me so … Continue reading

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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: World Peace Must Develop From Inner Peace Manifesting From Compassion

“World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.” – Dalai Lama    

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First Principles: Peace Cannot Be Achieved Through Violence, It Can Only Be Attained Through Understanding

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson    

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Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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First Principles: Human Life From First Stirring In the Womb to Its Close Is Protected By the Common Law

“With consistency, beautiful and undeviating, human life from its commencement to its close, is protected by the common law. In the contemplation of law, life begins when the infant is first able to stir in the womb. By the law, … Continue reading

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Wordplay In Homographic

Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 14’s challenge is to use words that sound or look alike or are always confused for one another.  This took quite some doing in that I have used this twice this year and was out of ideas.  Still…. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Peaceful Sleep Comes Because Rough Men Stand Ready To Protect Those Who Sleep

“Men sleep peacefully in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” – George Orwell (1903-1950)    

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Thought For the Day: Returning Hate For Hate Only Multiples Hate

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence … Continue reading

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Strange & Eternal

Not a law firm but a continuing theme…. Strange & Eternal by Michael Romani Strange and eternal We walk into the infernal Nightmare of crimson skies Mist rising before our eyes Walking alone down a dirt road Remembering lessons learned … Continue reading

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