Category politics

Driving Past Pandemic Views

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ As is true of the past, and even more so now, It grows smaller as it becomes days of yore. The future grows brighter, I am not sure how, as 2020, 2021 fade in our year-view mirror. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy […]

Future Worth

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Blue skies today follow clouds, dark with rain gushing like tears. Staying home, my head bowed. My device reinforcing my fears. We are daily fed a diet fit to kill. Madness, mayhem everywhere. Many people do what they will. As we who comply, shout unfair. We must decide […]

AN IMMODEST PROPOSAL

AN IMMODEST PROPOSAL                                                                                              For Preventing the Poor Children of the People of the United States of America From Being the Innocent Victims of Lunatics, Madmen, and Terrorists, both Foreign and Domestic, and For Protecting All Citizens of This Great Nation of Ours It is a melancholy object lesson to those who walk the highways […]

Learned From my Father-in-Law

~~~~~ Everywhere it rains, it raineth on the just and unjust fellows. But mostly on the just because the unjust have the just’s umbrellas. ~~~~~ 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: […]

Simple Things

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ When did we waste the reality of simple things? Where watching the wonder of a far horizon is like listening to the voice when an angel sings? Nothing religious or mystic found around here. No less magical is the sound of a human voice. Why did we sacrificed […]

To Love or Mourn

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ A concert performance of Shostakovitch String Quartet #8 Dedicated “to the victims of fascism and the war.” Slow and sonorous, is how we choose to begin Lush and lovely strings, filled with dissonance. Why must we write music full of tragedy, pain? It’s part of all there is, […]

The Glory We Have Seen

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ How terribly strange to be 70. Paul Simon Not strange to have reached this lofty age, but more the wonder of how did I get here. Riding past the Pacific ocean without the burden of driving, I watch the blue of salt water change color in lingering day. […]

If You Will

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Follow the Path ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ How we long for what has never been, for a life we have never had or known. Imagine lives in neither time nor space. Lives which look better than your own. We may fancy we want what used to be, even […]

They Might Grow Up

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Emergency, emergency, everybody to clear the streets. *The cowboys are coming, the cowboys are coming.* Guns carried openly on the hip or hidden under arm. They will tell you it is only the bad guys they will harm. Unless, of course they are the bad guys, that’s only […]

I Often Wonder

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth Water Feature ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Remember your problem or anyone else’s may be opportunity another person awaited. Shown in many films when the understudy, second fiddle steps in at the very last minute stars, and performs absolutely magnificently. Not what we hope but should, when replaced. While […]