Category politics

Crazier Than Loving

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Crazier Than Loving ~~~~~ We place profits over people Witness how our world works And we all pay the final bill Where violence, hatred lurks Governed by greed over need Do I, really, need to go on? Do we come from a […]

Enough is Enough!

What will it take? 59 dead, 527 injured. Enough! People over profits, People over paranoia. #What_Happened_in_Vegas_Must_NOT_stay_in_Vegas.

Thinking Allowed

Long Road Home ~ Philip Brent ~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I wrote my first draft of this essay on August 3rd. I rewrote it then, but didn’t publish it. I revised it on August 19th, after the travesty and tragedy in Charlottesville and the protest […]

Beat Goes On

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beat Goes On I’m beating the same themes And so I’ll pound them again Since the peace I seek seems A consensus exacting to gain It may stay forever unbidden Until you dovetail my dreams Remain a horse never ridden Let’s give […]

Before You

Before You Eat what is put before you Do not expect anything more Time will come, that’s it Won’t matter if you give a shit That time past and gone Dinner nothing but a marrow bone Bone might be a friend, who knows You say ew, but how it goes Want to eat, it’s what […]

Confusion

When men become frightened, they’re willing to sacrifice love for power. When in charge, they confuse one for the other. Philip Brent Harris

I Choose Peace

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I Choose Peace When in life we reach an age, a need, a trial, a test, the razor’s edge. Delving deeper, pondering, reflecting, remembering, planning, hoping, denying, angry, we bargain, we grieve while craving peace, acceptance. Until we understand acceptance is a […]