Category Laughter

Claim It

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Blue Mood ~ Wish You Were Here ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Don’t know where I left my brain today. Perhaps it still lies sleeping in my bed. Can’t seem to focus, know what to say. Funny. I look in a mirror, see my head. Maybe my brain is […]

Gone Now

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! The Secret ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ The flashes of memory from childhood. My friend, Michael. We played superheroes in homemade masks and capes. An elementary school named for an Indian, Pontiac. A move between 3rd and 4th grade left me lacking in the mysteries long division. Confusion, exiting […]

Lest We

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Memento Mori ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ If you think you know what’s best please, won’t you enlighten the rest. It’d be to everyone’s advantage lest we continue trying and fail the test. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! […]

Once or Twice

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Life on The Edge ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ I once had a cat, my dear, who saidshe didn’t know just what she liked.You are a cat that is clear. I’ve readif you cannot pick, that seems right. If I cannot choose, how will I knowwhere I should go, […]

Don’t Stop and Stare

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Le Noir Nouveau ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Every time I look to find myself,I always find a different me instead.Like they took a new me off the shelf.Or, kept the old me with a new head. Then, when I think I’ve found myself,I always wander away, somewhere.Should you […]

A Fearless Boy

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Long, Long Ago ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ I believe in magic despite what you or I may call it. I admit there are times I forget I’m still a child. No matter my age, the inability, lack of agility my body uses to hide me from me.. I […]

Lunenberg,Nova Scotia,

When I Lie

  ~~~~~ She said one more trip around the block.I hoped she would be safe going around.Not me, sucking wind, I could not walk.Hope she stays safe, unsure I’d rebound. Do not think anything will happen, butreminded today of our Kenyan carjack.Wrong place at the wrong time is whatand I wondered if we would come […]

More Than

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Hanging Out 20-21 ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ How will we ever know what is rightDespite what all hierophants preach?How’ll we keep our fiery hope alight?Our answer’s unknown, but we reach. If a word, god, didn’t exist, now, everI cannot imagine the need to coin one.I been proven wrong, […]

Air and Magic

Taken from books I have recently read, am reading or intend to read in the future. Like a Cento, but not. People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I have run with fleet childrenwhere the forest meets the stars.I have pursued silence playingsolitaire out in the deserts far.Aristotle and Dante helped me learn the secrets […]

Don’t Jump

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Cats on a Ledge ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Please, don’t jump into the conversation if you haven’t thought it through. Don’t dump your baggage, free or bought at the drop of a word on any occasion. And please, don’t jump. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity […]