Tag Archives: Words

Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk

A poem of gratitude #11: Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk by Michael Romani With gratitude I share my words While overhead there are flying birds Puzzling along these thoughts contemporary Wondering how much is too temporary Unlike elephants who read … Continue reading

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We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When Mankind Fights It’s Unseen Battles We Need the Grace of Kindness Shown and Heard

“Kind words, kind looks, kind acts, and warm hand-shakes, – these are means of grace when men in trouble are fighting their unseen battles.” – John Hall, pastor (31 Jul 1829-1898)      

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Thought For the Day: Your Thoughts Become Words That Become Actions That Become Habits That Become Values That Become Your Destiny

“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become … Continue reading

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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Story Teller

It’s a great gift to tell tales that are seem so true that they almost walk right of the pages we read.  Isn’t it? Story Teller by Michael Romani Story tellers bring the tale Where once upon will prevail In … Continue reading

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Webster’s Calling

At one time, Noah Webster called for a unifying national language of American English.  On learning that the English were buying his dictionary, he decided instead it was a better thing to recognize that English is English with more in … Continue reading

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The Love of One So Good

Learning again and again the difference between fool’s gold and real gold when it comes to the heart.  In this case, I believe the proof is in the deeds done and love shown gracefully time and again. The Love of … Continue reading

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