Category Laughter

In Between

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Within the difference, all of our choices are made. It’s where we decide is it better to be loved or paid. Who made the second choice, how did they decide? Wrong path taken long ago is this generation’s ride. What’s the difference, can you parse […]

My Head Might Explode

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What convoluted scenes we nightly create, Within our dreams our world  contemplate. When we can learn how, cogitate this fluidly, We should then, finally, comprehend reality. Yet our mind clearly contains what we need. It has done its utmost to propagate this seed. We, dullards, […]

Pandora’s Shadow

~~~~~ I A shadow box. I convinced myself that’s what she said. Far past exhausted, neither wanted to talk nor to listen. You know that’s not what I said. Please, use your head. I cannot understand; it is like you’re explaining fission You know what I said and you know just what I meant I […]

Beneath the Crust

~~~~~ Seek neither power nor popularity, Though the world tell us, we must. To avoid violence, villainy is victory. Though these would feed your lust. It balances in the end, wait and see. We are the same, beneath the crust. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See […]

The Face You Choose

~~~~~ I’m thinking of the man with a thousand faces. Seeing a woman with the thousand-year smile. They are gone now without any clues or traces. They are lost forever; that is more than a while. Something or someone shows up and replaces. They’ll control the future, don’t touch the dial. You’re the choir, sopranos, […]

Must I Wait?

~~~~~ If you invented yesterday, How would today turn out? Must I wait until tomorrow To know what it was about? ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris Fine Art Philip Brent Digital Art Vida Voices Please, […]

All

~~~~~ All poems are poems for children, Whatever we think they’re about. Children all are born to be poets, Dream alive a mother’s heartbeat. Until they’re lost to ones, naughts. Percussive, staccato rhythms that Write verse about shoulds, oughts, Starve us with the feckless bounty, Our personal flickering blue idols. We, who write, write poems […]

Whoa or Woe

~~~~~ Are you considered ignorant and so uncouth When vomiting words you cannot constrain? A wag once called this diarrhea of the mouth Because you have, constipation of the brain. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris […]

Begin Again

~~~~~ I have seen the future and I have even lived within it. Difficult, you understand, It’s now when you begin it. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris Fine Art Philip Brent Digital Art Vida Voices […]

Budding Concern

~~~~~ Tiny buds in her ears tell the story of a need greater than blood. And the twitter and tweet of the world, In time, short and long, will suck out her essence, her life and yours. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my […]