Tag Archives: Words

Thought For the Day: I Pray That I Keep My Tongue From Evil and My Lips From Deceitful Speech

“Beautiful One, I am grateful for my life and I want to see good days, so I pray that I keep my tongue from evil and my lips from deceitful speech. Let the words that I use be transparent and … Continue reading

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None of This Matters

None of This Mattersby Michael DoyleNone of this mattersBecause none of this is realCloaked in our tattersIt’s just another day in HellGod’s given insightInto the battles we must fightScattered in the ashes of the nightWe somehow hold onto the lightThe … Continue reading

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First Principles: The True Key For the Construction of Everything Doubtful In A Law Is the Intention of the Law-Makers

“The true key for the construction of everything doubtful in a law is the intention of the law-makers. This is most safely gathered from the words, but may be sought also in extraneous circumstances provided they do not contradict the … Continue reading

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A Quiet Reflection On This November Day

A Quiet Reflection On This November Day by Michael Doyle    What is a poem really but to say That love, joy and sorrow come to play In the heart and then inside the mind Until the words burst out … Continue reading

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Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)

Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)by Michael DoyleNo freedom, no libertyNo right to fundamental dignityHappy the Elephant pays the costAnd the decision it seems is lostThere will be no sanctuaryPersonhood has been denied capacityRegardless of intelligence, elephants are thingsSubstantially … Continue reading

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River Rain

River Rainby Michael DoyleAs a gift from the CreatorThe rain fills into the riverBringing new life just begunWith a toss of dice, it’s wonLike a raindrop fills the creekWords become love we dare to speakSpilling out like a timeless riverInto … 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: Words, When Written, Crystallize History; Their Very Structure Gives Permanence To the Unchangeable Past

“Words, when written, crystallize history; their very structure gives permanence to the unchangeable past.” – Francis Bacon, essayist, philosopher, and statesman (1561-1626)

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Finding A Seat At the Table

Finding A Seat At the Tableby Michael DoyleFinding a seat at the tableSuch as it is and the best we’re ableBegins with a story of circumstanceIn which every effort acts to enhanceThe dreams that come in planting treesThe roots of … Continue reading

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Inspired By Conversation

Inspired By Conversationby Michael DoyleLife has its hitsThat come along the wayThe Devil has his duesWe all have to payIt’s a slow paradeThe passage of these yearsFilled with ups and downsIts smiles and its tearsBut of all the thingsThat have … Continue reading

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