Tag Archives: Vision

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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Compass

When I stop and stumble, Losing my faith in me It seems maybe too simple But,  I need your eyes to see When I start to grumble Finding only my faults in me It’s your love that is my compass … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Berkeley – Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous, et al

Born on March 12, 1685 and passing on January 14, 173, Bishop George Berkeley was an Irish philosopher who advanced the theory of immaterialism or subjective idealism.  This theory is much like the Hindu concept of maya (as I understand … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems – Peter Gabriel – 3

Peter Brian Gabriel was born on February 13, 1950 and is an English singer-songwriter, producer and humanitarian.  He rose to fame as lead singer and flautist of Genesis.  Gabriel left Genesis in 1975 and launched his solo career with Solsbury Hill. … Continue reading

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