Category Modern Life

Hear Your Voice

~~~~~ All my thoughts and words are full With confusion and understanding. Still, I hope I never give up on life. As other shoe drops, tis but landing. Step lightly on the boards, take the Fair one’s hand; the love of choice. Search and find if you belong when And where others hear your voice. […]

Not a Miracle

  ~~~~~ I stroke paint onto canvas in wild arcs Call to mind a summer day, winter storm. Makes me think of a long-ago Christmas, Acted as an acolyte for a Midnight Mass. I still believed, had not begun to question. A long New England winter without snow Deep into the frigid tail of late […]

Time Alone

  ~~~~~ Are we contemplating our days of future past? Do we think anyone will remember us at last? Study us, analyze where, when, why we ended, discover how we died, greatness we pretended. Will they applaud us as the sun, moon and stars. view us like the finest horses, fastest race cars? Discard us […]

None May Know

~~~~~ Imagine, how do we tell our own love story? Do we believe love exists in a state of grace? Fear it will be a stroll along life’s razor edge, A plunge into the deep, head first, eyes closed? Do we make our dive unsure if we can swim? Will love’s buoyancy help float us […]

Listening to What?

~~~~~ Can we find our way to the winding path, Which leads through the woods’ darkness? Hold hands, be brave, support each other; Frightening it may be, but nothing’s forever. This keeps my hope alive; it must change. Lemmings weak models for how we march, Lockstep, dead eyes forward, seeing no other. Doctrine, prejudice drummed […]

Fidgeting Inside My Skin

  ~~~~~ What ideas do these steps express? Emotion, as pure as my first tears. Walking back in time; a restless boy. He fidgeted inside my skin, laying Trails for my thoughts as they matured. ~~~~~ People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Unite […]

Will Not Confess

  ~~~~~ A day full of chores and stress, With oh so many things to do. Because we will not confess, Days of rest are better for you ~~~~~ People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my […]

Not So Fast

~~~~~ Thoughts on Western Art & Culture “Just wait. Not so fast,” she said.“Yours isn’t the only point of view.Most of those you tout are dead.So why should we listen to you?” “Your folks are surely worthwhile.They’re not the only who’re great.We evolves in time and in style.And not all are or should be late.” […]

Size Matters

~~~~~ It’s not the size of the brain in the thought. It is the size of the thought in the brain. ~~~~~ People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings at: Brent Harris Fine Art […]

Learn Everything

~~~~~ I often wish I had more answers. All the answers here and now. I know I am the answers and The questions, the moves, to build, Destroy. Bold or full of doubt. I’m laughter, I’m pain, everything Found beyond or in between. From the moment you said hello, and I first saw you in […]