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Thought For the Day: Still Round the Corner There May Wait, A New Road Or A Secret Gate

“Still round the corner there may wait, / a new road or a secret gate.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, novelist and philologist (3 Jan 1892-1973)

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In the Favor of the Gods

In the Favor of the Godsby Michael DoyleThe gods favor thoseWho do not waitFor the favor of the godsAnd for those who have choseTo create their own fateRegardless of the oddsI laid thinking so loudlyThat I could not sleepWaiting for … Continue reading

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Midnight Reflections

Midnight Reflectionsby Michael DoyleSending I love you echoes across the canyon wallInto the frigid air of this late fallThinking to myself that you were once so nearNow gasping at the thought that you might disappearThe distance is no further than … Continue reading

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Evil Does Not Truly Sleep

Evil Does Not Truly Sleepby Michael DoyleEvil does not truly sleepIt merely waitsOut there in the darkness deepGone unseen, it seals our fateOnly in the blessed is there restIn the secrets where it’s confessedThat hearts must find their healingBringing truth … Continue reading

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With A Kiss To the Heart

With A Kiss To the Heartby Michael DoyleWith a kiss to the heartMy love woke with a startThinking on the words saidAnd waking parts thought deadSpeaking ’til early mornMy soul became a smile wornUntil it reaches my faceFinding what it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The First Gulp From the Glass of Natural Sciences Will Turn You Into An Atheist. But At the Bottom of the Glass God Is Waiting For You

“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist. But at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” – Nobel Prize-winning physicist Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976)

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Thought For the Day: One Day Work Is Hard, and Another Day It Is Easy; But If I Had Waited For Inspiration I Am Afraid I Should Have Done Nothing

“One day work is hard, and another day it is easy; but if I had waited for inspiration I am afraid I should have done nothing. The miner does not sit at the top of the shaft waiting for the … Continue reading

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A Life Lived Publicly

A Life Lived Publiclyby Michael DoyleWe walk through life brisklyThinking thoughts ironicallyAbout a life lived publiclyWhen it cannot be lived privatelyThere are eyes most everywhereAs the cameras blink and others stareIt only works if we live comfortablyWith the feeling we’re … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill-Turned Vaccination

Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill Turned Vaccinationby Michael DoyleFather, will you be alright? But of course, I will my dearsWith one hundred three point three, who might I fooling?The fire blazes hot inside, but not as deep as my … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #9: The Covid Vaccination To Do List

Na/GloPoWriMo #9: The Covid Vaccination To Do Listby Michael DoyleIt’s spreading outAcross this nationI’ve had my doubtsBut, time for the second vaccinationThat then is list oneAnd now that it is doneIt’s time for second upSince I’ve drunk this winning cupAfter … Continue reading

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