Category Poetry

If We Were to Cease

If We Were to Cease ~~~~~ 1816 I feel the fool tonight, though certain      I hope we will crush in its birth My words, sentiments echo      The aristocracy of our moneyed corporations Statesmen, leaders long dead      Which dare already to challenge Why should now be otherwise      Our government to a trial […]

One and the Same

One and the Same ~~~~~ Two cats with three eyes Siting on a woman’s lap, Seeing the same thing. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris […]

Who Are You?

Who Are You? ~~~~~ Where are you from? Why do you think you are here? Don’t know. Who are you? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent […]

How to Say

How to Say ~~~~~ Listen for the rhythms In everything you hear. There is always music, If we open up our ears. We must open our eyes Seeing waves and water, The currents of the wind. Touch fecundity of dirt, From which each, arise. Eat it if you even dare In this, our modern day. […]

No Reason

No Reason ~~~~~ When I see my father’s forehead, Observing a reflection of my face, I know that one day I will be dead And that time has slowed my pace. As I could not walk while a baby, I know that time may come again. And the how or why this may be, not […]

Feelings

Feelings ~~~~~ Strolling through a meadow, Watching clouds glide by, Lost within the jumble Of my brain, no true thought. My being teaching me Sometimes it’s preferable To simply walk. No mission no destination. Living in the world Instead of fighting to remain Separate. As if we Have the power to disconnect, To live as […]

Time and Tide Urge

Time and Tide Urge ~~~~~ What happens when you need to change Your mind, your direction, your daily life? Based on new circumstances, bad or good. Life intervenes, demanding you to choose, Take another path you never want to walk. A serious accident, the death of someone Near to you, a love, someone close, gone. […]