~~~~~ I have seen the future and I have even lived within it. Difficult, you understand, It’s now when you begin it. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris Fine Art Philip Brent Digital Art Vida Voices […]

~~~~~ Tiny buds in her ears tell the story of a need greater than blood. And the twitter and tweet of the world, In time, short and long, will suck out her essence, her life and yours. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my […]

~~~~~ What did you hear that man say? He said the meaning of today. You  mean the last twenty-four hours, or birth and death of all the flowers. If it’s the first do you think we know? If it’s the latter, I doubt that’s so. Still, I am only one small voice. Believe or ignore […]

~~~~~ What is it follows? Can it be found? It follows you around. Sometimes in front, sometimes behind. Opens doors, slams doors in your face. Sneaks in cheek by jowl, cuts no slack, a burdened back. Into darkness, into light. Never into or out of sight. Dogs your steps, manacles your joints. Points of pain, […]

~~~~~ Give me now the cheerfulness and fearlessness of our youth. Back when we knew they were our lives, embodied our truth. Towels we used to make super hero capes with paper masks. Innocence our strength to conquer all our Sisyphithian tasks. Heroes all, though one day as Indians, the next day cowboys. Imagination’s fires […]

On the Wing ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ We gather wings unto our being Flex, unfold our spirit, lift and fly Alighting quickly, timid, cautious Breathing deeply, expanding Our soul, to dive into the void Unknown, yet anticipated, expected Glory in flight alone, unaware Sailing higher, until we look down Nothingness greets our eyes, vision […]

~~~~~ If I were To ponder What I want to know, Someone might think me ignorant Regarding anything and anywhere I might go. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris Fine Art Philip Brent Digital Art Vida […]

~~~~~ Outside the weather today is hot, hot, hot. That made my desire for action not, not, not. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Brent Harris Fine Art Philip Brent Digital Art Vida Voices Please, leave a comment […]

~~~~~ While I wait, I watch and I wonder, Periodic people passing by I ponder. Makes me mull missing motivation, As I await an answer with anticipation. My path pursued sans my past passion. Where would it, in weakness, wander? Am I in anyway able to grasp it again? Troublesome times transpire truthfully Mindful many […]

~~~~~ Found Verbiage Free Verse Exploring what haiku, poems and stories can be garnered from the headlines, sub-heads and captions (the bold-faced type) in my local daily newspaper, I began to wonder what this says about our existence at this moment in time. Like snapshots, capturing images, emotions, our greater story expressed in our headlines. […]