Tag Archives: Wonder

Gasping At the Glimpses

Do you ever take a moment to realize how much we simply take for granted?  All the miracles that make up every day life? Gasping At the Glimpses by Michael Romani Life, so wonderfully unlikely Each moment, such a sight … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite

Light pollution and tricks of manmade light are dulling out the nighttime sky almost irreverently. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite by Michael Romani Looking up to heavens with naked eye Cosmic specks no longer glitter the sky Even outside the dense … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be Aware of Wonders While Living A Balanced Life

” Be aware of wonder.  Live a balanced life. Learn some and think some, and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.”  – Robert Fulghum, author (b. 4 Jun 1937)    

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Frozen Infinity

The challenge brought last night was to write a poem about snow, ice, winter, spring and all the things these things bring.    Who knew that albatrosses also mate for life?  I didn’t know…. and…Here’s my attempt: Frozen Infinity by … Continue reading

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Began With An Awe That Surpassed the Wisdom of Words

“I think that were beginning to remember that the first poets didn’t come out of a classroom, that poetry began when somebody walked off of a savanna or out of a cave and looked up at the sky with wonder … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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Revelations No. 2

Based in part on 1 Cor 15:24 : Revelations No. 2 by Michael Romani Caught up in the end days thundering Lost up in speculation and wondering We find ourselves looking for redemption Seeking this out in our stark contemplation … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Blessed Be the Longing That Brought You Here And Quickens Your Soul With Wonder

“Blessed be the longing that brought you here And quickens your soul with wonder. May you have the courage to listen to the voice of desire That disturbs you when you have settled for something safe.” – John O’Donohue from … Continue reading

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Samson (X)

Continuing in the retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as told in The Book of Judges: Samson (X) by Michael Romani X It is as it must That God’s wrath is just To watch his people die Or leave … Continue reading

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