Category Humanity’s Insanity

If You Will

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 […]

They Might Grow Up

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 […]

Sixth Extinction Blues

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Here’s Looking at You ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Humans are nature and nature is them. We’re near closure. Will we spin again? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings at: Philip Brent […]

The Time Has Come

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ And now the time has come, he said, to wisely wonder where we are. When few have all, many beg for bread, it appears we have gone far too far. Does anyone now even remember where we thought we were going? Did we start this trip one December? […]

Awaiting Your Reply

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Contemplation ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ It seems words are in short supply and fewer are available every day. Despite ones I hear on daily news. Those are recycled in clever ways. First, they’re recited front to back. Then, they’re repeated in reverse. At times, they sling them sideways […]

Fear He Might

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ He sat on the ground, legs splayed. A hat between them, turned upside down. Several small, lonely coins tossed in. Whether his, to prime the pump, or the largess of random passers-by is impossible to detect on scant clues. If he looked up, you might know but he […]

Searching for the Key

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! The Show Must Go On ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Sad to say, you’ll wonder, the prince of darkness has lost his place. The world outside informs me the king of darkness wears that face. Or is it only me who is lost, despite the daily horrors we are […]

Stories We Learn

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth!Gods or Monsters ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Part One Stories we learn are the ones we live. Rarely do we change how we interact. Education may help us rise, but won’t remove the education we had at home. Were we taught to be kind to care and return more […]

As Every Parent

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What have I to offer youthat no one has ever thought?The truth we know, says nothingand means less than zero.Each new day brings fresh vision,as all babies’ first cries echoevery sunrise we have known.Yet they speak a language both love and death understand. Hope tells us to hold […]

Let Us Speak

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Please, can speak in present tense to discuss what we say matter to us. What is this? Do you even know? A lack of lifeguards, unvaccinated swimmers who congregate outside? Is it cops being killed, that’s terrible, or random murders of black people. White supremacy may rule you […]