Tag Archives: Vision

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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First Principles: A Universal Peace Will Never Exist But In the Imaginations of Visionary Philosophers Or the Breasts of Benevolent Enthusiasts

“A universal peace, it is to be feared, is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” – James Madison (1792)      

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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A Bleakness of Breath

Continuing on my semi-gothic mood, Halloween Poem #8: A Bleakness of Breath by Michael Romani In a cemetery of bleakness Down from the Devil’s house In a coldness that speaks of this There is a tremble as quiet as a … Continue reading

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First Principles: While Exploring Nature, Enchanting Scenes Are Endless

“As we passed on, it seemed those scenes of visionary enchantment would never have an end.” – Meriwether Lewis I feel much the same way when I go hiking and in thinking on all the great beauty to be found within … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Keep Your Dreams Alive Through Faith, Hard Work and Determination

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers    

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Happiness Finds Its Ending

Nothing better than a happy ending, right? Happiness Finds Its Ending by Michael Romani Not even happiness finds its ending Despite the best intentions in friending We look for ways to find our way home Walking our journey not wanting … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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Sacred Song

May your trails always be safe protected by the sacred song of life. Sacred Song by Michael Romani Sing your songs To protect my trail Offering safe passage Past the hounds of Hell My soul is troubled Here in these … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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