Tag Archives: civilization

In Their Stupidity

~~~~~ Men, In their stupidity, try to control women. It is not merely power and sex, but fear, jealousy. What they have done and we have allowed, is a sin. Women as equals, would better the world, you’d see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

What We Need?

~~~~~ Video games train us, violence, murder, hand eye coordination. Mayhem’s future, except, perhaps, we have not reached, reach far enough into tomorrow. Into all our tomorrows, extrapolated final effects. So much; too, too, too much death, destruction. A random boy, twelve-years-old, tells us he likes to play, play Leona, feminine, heroin. A killing machine, […]

Carpe Hora

~~~~~ They know they are outnumbered ninety-nine to one; We, the larger number, say that nothing can be done. Is it something in the water, or maybe it’s in our food? Whatever it proves to be, it must be something good. Good, for them, at least, but not for all the rest of us. And, […]

Dressed in Motley Camouflage

~~~~~ Dressed in motley camouflage, balanced on a cusp of time, where we may tip one way or the other. Fall back to fight our dirty wars, or create a new world sublime, where all live in peace together. No, conflict will not end when we put away our fatal toys; we’ll argue, contest in […]

A New Way

~~~~~ My eyes stare past my mother’s words. Then, I gently place the tattered book Of her version down Upon my roughhewn table, Away from my stubby candle’s flame. Contemplate what I read and know by heart. ‘Talk to me, foretell my future. Mired beneath murky clouds, Shades of black and gray. No longer bright […]

In This Instant

~~~~~ Wherever humans have been, there has been war In this instant there is time to change how we are Wherever humans have been, there has been peace In this instant there is time to let all conflict cease Wherever humans have been, we ward community In this instant there is time to know all […]

We’re Gone

~~~~~ Everything is rapidly growing worse It is true in prose, it is true in verse We’ll all party until we finally drop Time will show us we’re not on top Let’s dance across the sands of time To discover that it is just quick-lime Or sink into the slime and the ooze It does […]

Silently Across the Night

~~~~~ Moving silently across the night-dark earth, Fires burn ever, Fluttering banners, gold and red, to mark the dead, Ever brighter, Projected onto shifting smoke, Ever hotter. An ever-changing, tattered screen, white, gray, black, Consuming all. No animal, no insect, no blade of grass remains For eyes to see. Glimpses through wind-blown billows, voids, Eyes […]

No Place Safe to Stand

~~~~~ If you find something’s wrong don’t cast about looking for a reason I’m the one to libel, always, I must honestly admit, this or any season You think you’re wrong, you’re incorrect, I’ll swear an oath I did it From simple misspelled words to atom bombs, for all I will take credit The argument […]

Jabberwacky

                  Guardians of Evil ~ Philip Brent Harris                ~~~~~ Twas chilling and the slimy toads Did mire and gamble on the wave. All flimsy were their morals, so Plan B, come all outraged. “Beware the Jabberwack, each one! The jaws that lie, the plots that hatch! Beware what the Putput heard, and shun The […]