Category Poetry

Me, Myself and Why

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Wings ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ I’m a clever fellow, if I say so myself. I make green from blue and yellow When I pull paint from off my shelf, I paint pictures, then some I’d sell Must market better if I am to win. Something I’m not doing […]

I Will Begin Again

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Duplicity Times Two ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ I wish I had more stamina, so much more than I possess. Like athletes in the cinema, I’d compete with all the rest. Any reason to worry now? I near three score and ten. Days hurry; I’ll not kowtow At the […]

The Spaces Between Redux

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Fire Seeks Surface ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Shall we talk then, shall we sing, discuss Rachmaninoff, analyze Proust, remembrance of future things? Will you tell me no one knows what tomorrow brings? As musicians fingers fly, over strings, along the keys; quickly, quickly, come listen. Not only notes, […]

Nor Any Other

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I know the truth. You know it, too. And so does everyone we know. As children unlearn what they knew. The connections deep within them which recognizes infinite possibility. They know miracles mere party tricks and magic is the norm; in no way evil nor any other manufactured […]

Remarkable as Tinkerbell

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ All our time, the hours spent practicing,for most of us means little more than life.Masters may be born with talent; it’s true.Yet they are taught by other masters, whilewe learn from other folk like me and you.Our parents and their parents back in time.Each set, we hope, learned […]

After I Am Gone

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ There is no use complaining I did not start too late, but being an older white guy is no longer the thing to be. What has that to do with anything? Not much if I stay true to my vision and my choices; it’s all that I can […]

Don’t Judge

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! The Challenger ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ This bench becomes much more crowded.I await what the afternoon might reveal.I went to Chicago in San Francisco. Wow!Still, I remain uncertain exactly how I feel.My brain is expanded into my entire being.The spirals of creation reign and shower us.Surfeits of knowledge […]

Nothing to Say

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Where the Waters Meet ~ Philip B Harris ~~~~~ If I should somehow use sibilance to say something of such brilliance in any season or second of the day, I would secure substantial resilience. My fantasy: her sadly sitting in silence as she suspects I’ve usually zero to say. […]

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 […]

On My Way

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The first two days of October slipped right by me unnoticed. The harbinger of Autumn cool in the shank of a waning year. We’ve yet to reach the last day. Will we continue living in fear? We’ll just have to wait and see. I’ll place one foot in […]