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Do You?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Do You? ~~~~~ In local stores, so oft rearranged, move this shit here, that shit there, Do you feel confused and strange? You can’t find anything anywhere. The older you are, worse it seems, too jaded and too weary to explore. The […]

Stringing Us Along

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Stringing Us Along ~~ So agile, fast and supple Boy and master play guitar Strumming the world Into being, new life Strokes drawn from a pallet Mimicked by the sound box How far we have come How distant it seems Our goal, […]

Thanksgiving

Home Sweet Home ~ Philip Brent Harris ______ Today is my birthday; what do you know? I made it this far with something to show Whether remembered when time’s gone by I love my life and my wife and that’s no lie

Begin Again

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Begin Again ~~~~~ From zero until you’re age eleven Your life begins to react to leaven From age eleven to twenty-two You dream this happens to you From age twenty-two to forty-four The years feel like so many more From forty-four to […]

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 […]

Birth Perspective

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment What would we find? If we dug under the snow Would it be the same? As it was before The snow started falling Cold fingers digging Down to turf Dead and brown Unraked leaves Frozen hope Yearning, eager For sun’s warmth Melting snow […]

Don’t Push

Ever ~ Philip Brent ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Hide in deep holes, darkest shadow Dance and preen in bright daylight Neither guarantee, lead high or low You have no reason to feel uptight Plow deeply, with all your might Make use of everything you know Cosmos […]