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Remember To Forget

Remember To Forgetby Michael DoyleAs long as there is lifeThere is, at least, some hopeRegardless of our strifeThis helps us to quietly copeThose things that bring us to edgeWe need to forgive as our sinThat which as brought us to … Continue reading

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Somehow Clinging

Somehow Clinging by Michael Doyle Slipped halfway down The edge of the rabbit hole The Cheshire Cat in his crown Ripped apart his soul Seeking to find a path through To the center of the maze Somewhere between half to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America, My Friends, Is the Only Country In the World Actually Founded On Liberty…People Went To America To Be Free

“America, my friends, is the only country in the world actually founded on liberty — the only one. People went to America to be free.” – Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

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Is Reverence So Alien?

Is Reverence So Alien?by Michael DoyleAnd there it is againStated with righteous persistenceTrust is the necessary bondBehind peaceful coexistenceToo may ills bleed from greedArising in forms of aggressionPeace is easy enough to heedWhere love answers the questionsConflict splinters away all … Continue reading

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The All American Get Together

The All American Get Togetherby Michael Doyle This world of ours has seenWhat is called fairer weatherBusy as we are in simply beingAnd hoping things turn better With Fourth of July coming soonWe are malcontent in preparationRefusing to allow fears … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A World of Unseen Dictatorship Is Conceivable, Still Using the Forms of Democratic Government

“A world of unseen dictatorship is conceivable, still using the forms of democratic government.” – Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993)

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Books Read Throughout Life

Books Read Throughout Lifeby Michael DoyleIn a repeated mantra of lifeIn all the things we have soughtThere is the truth reflectedIn lessons accidentally taughtIn this and all stages of lifeWe find it’s worth another lookTo sit and quietly curl upWith … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Think All the World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #29: From This Side of the Window

Na/GloPoWriMo #29: From This Side of the Windowby Michael DoyleThere was a time as a younger manWhen life excited me as it no longer canThat I would climb up into that buildingA hotel in which bargains were no longer yieldingThe … Continue reading

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Thought Of the Day: We Have Grasped the Mystery of the Atom and Rejected the Sermon On the Mount…the World Has Achieved Brilliance Without Conscience. Ours Is A World of Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants

“We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount…The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.” – Five-Star General Omar Bradley (d. April, 8, 1981)

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