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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Essential That the Whole Body of the People Always Possess Arms and…Taught…How To Use Them

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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Cursed Fate

Once upon a not so long ago, even words spoken could get you accused of all sorts of things.   Now it’s a new sort of dogma that we have to conform to or pay a wicked price.  Funny isn’t … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is Nothing So Pitiful As A Young Cynic Because They Have Gone From Knowing Nothing To Believing Nothing

“There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.”  – Maya Angelou I had been searching for the right words with respect to Greta Thunberg.  Ms. Angelou could not have said … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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Summer, Newport Beach

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 25 and the challenge is to write a poem that incorporates: Is specific to a season Uses imagery that relates to all five senses (sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell) Includes a rhetorical question, (like Keats’ “where … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Death

Regard well the moments of your life and never disregard a chance given to tell someone you care about or who needs an encouraging word those things that you might say to make their world better.  You never know when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Goal Is To Die Young As Late As Possible

“The goal is to die young as late as possible.“ –  George H.W. Bush    

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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