Category Thoughts About Art & Culture

Claim It

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Blue Mood ~ Wish You Were Here ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Don’t know where I left my brain today. Perhaps it still lies sleeping in my bed. Can’t seem to focus, know what to say. Funny. I look in a mirror, see my head. Maybe my brain is […]

Simply

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What if the stars and galaxies disappeared you awaken unable to speak or understand? Where would you go if able dance through time? Which dance would you choose and why? We hurl ourselves into space, although never too far. Perhaps, one day soon we will marry our dreams […]

Gone Now

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! The Secret ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ The flashes of memory from childhood. My friend, Michael. We played superheroes in homemade masks and capes. An elementary school named for an Indian, Pontiac. A move between 3rd and 4th grade left me lacking in the mysteries long division. Confusion, exiting […]

Lest We

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Memento Mori ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ If you think you know what’s best please, won’t you enlighten the rest. It’d be to everyone’s advantage lest we continue trying and fail the test. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! […]

But We Must Reach

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Is it nature or is it art? Nature is art on its own. Sometimes we create something exceptional using nature and have no reason we must atone. Yet, other times we take life with complete and utter disregard and we wonder why life’s hard. I think we need […]

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When I Lie

  ~~~~~ She said one more trip around the block.I hoped she would be safe going around.Not me, sucking wind, I could not walk.Hope she stays safe, unsure I’d rebound. Do not think anything will happen, butreminded today of our Kenyan carjack.Wrong place at the wrong time is whatand I wondered if we would come […]

More Than

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Hanging Out 20-21 ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ How will we ever know what is rightDespite what all hierophants preach?How’ll we keep our fiery hope alight?Our answer’s unknown, but we reach. If a word, god, didn’t exist, now, everI cannot imagine the need to coin one.I been proven wrong, […]

Air and Magic

Taken from books I have recently read, am reading or intend to read in the future. Like a Cento, but not. People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I have run with fleet childrenwhere the forest meets the stars.I have pursued silence playingsolitaire out in the deserts far.Aristotle and Dante helped me learn the secrets […]

Don’t Jump

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Cats on a Ledge ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Please, don’t jump into the conversation if you haven’t thought it through. Don’t dump your baggage, free or bought at the drop of a word on any occasion. And please, don’t jump. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity […]

Love Is All

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! World Famous Floating Head Illusion ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Ancient before time Impenetrable void waited Crawled from its atomic shell Instantaneous illumination flared Newborn This moment A swirling figure Moves, is every moment Innocently wise Hopeful, in constant conflict Cooperation in every interchange Full of wonder, every and […]