People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Can everyone read my name in everything I write? Am I clearer writing by day or do I shine at night? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings at: Philip Brent Harris […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ A concert performance of Shostakovitch String Quartet #8 Dedicated “to the victims of fascism and the war.” Slow and sonorous, is how we choose to begin Lush and lovely strings, filled with dissonance. Why must we write music full of tragedy, pain? It’s part of all there is, […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ You will note I write with music infusing, enlightening my words, musing, meaning, and meditation. Lifting all to greater heights than I might alone imagine or may see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ How terribly strange to be 70. Paul Simon Not strange to have reached this lofty age, but more the wonder of how did I get here. Riding past the Pacific ocean without the burden of driving, I watch the blue of salt water change color in lingering day. […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Follow the Path ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ How we long for what has never been, for a life we have never had or known. Imagine lives in neither time nor space. Lives which look better than your own. We may fancy we want what used to be, even […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Emergency, emergency, everybody to clear the streets. *The cowboys are coming, the cowboys are coming.* Guns carried openly on the hip or hidden under arm. They will tell you it is only the bad guys they will harm. Unless, of course they are the bad guys, that’s only […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Sometimes, I wish I had the energy I hadwhen I was young and unrestrained.With the wisdom I have since gained,I could accomplish what I did not as a lad. It’s not that my life is noisome currently.I simply move slower and feel more pain.Like all lives, sometimes lacks […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Reflections on Brass Ensemble You, come blow your horn. Notes shine bright and brassy. Please don’t leave us gassy. Awake refreshed in the morn. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings at: […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Consumed by Nature ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ What does your life need?Haiku and an open heart.Love will fill your days. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings at: Philip Brent Harris Fine […]

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth Water Feature ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Remember your problem or anyone else’s may be opportunity another person awaited. Shown in many films when the understudy, second fiddle steps in at the very last minute stars, and performs absolutely magnificently. Not what we hope but should, when replaced. While […]