Mother of Exiles

In 1883, Emma Lazarus, daughter of immigrant families, wrote a sonnet entitled “The New Colossus.” You almost certainly know part of it. It’s emblazoned on a plaque which now resides in the museum of the Statue of Liberty. Perhaps, unlike me, you knew the complete verse. I must admit to being surprised when I learned […]

Love is the Key

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment At an artist’s talk I attended this weekend, I sat next to a white-haired woman. We introduced ourselves and started talking about the state of the country, since the election of an immature, narcissistic, pathological liar as the president. After we’d talk several […]

Secrets ~  Philip; Brent

Sitting here in urgent care A place I’ve been More than my fair share Just my life, again Life giving gifts we don’t want And some we do Whether makes us drool or pant Which is which, no clue See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Philip Brent Digital Art Brent Harris Fine […]

Secrets and Mysteries ~ Philip Brent

Both of these pieces, the digital artwork and the verse came together rather quickly tonight. The verse started with the first line, which came to me this afternoon. The second line followed relatively quickly, but I then had to bank them in my head until I could develop them further.Once I had the verse completed, […]

Sunset Reflections ~ Brent Harris

I came to art late and have at times chosen what might be thought odd subjects. For example, I’ve painted a dead vole, a portrait of feet, paintings of friends and family with green faces to name three. This is reflective of my nature. What I have found interesting is my fascination with reflection itself […]

Dangling Conversation ~ Philip Brent

What stories we tell ourselves to create our trues Dreams that we’re superheroes or mighty kings Big shots we see in movies, on TV, in the news Trying to reach that high, despite what it brings History says that most such are unkind people Who’ll lie, cheat, steal, even kill to reach goals Must decide […]

Final Frontier ~ Philip Brent

Trumpery is Reality Our people must be one. Chaos must be won ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I saw a sign which read Be beautiful, be you I would turn it on its head Be you, be beautiful ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Philip Brent Digital Art Brent Harris Fine Art The Extra Mile […]