Tag Archives: curiosity

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 […]

Before We Choose

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Before We Choose All speak the language of music Though differently composed Art transcends borders, magic Universal, unless minds closed Writing everywhere expresses Stories of the human condition No matter what a tale addresses Love or hate, joy or contrition Words, art, […]

Feeling Blue

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Feeling Blue ~~~~~ All those whose view Is they’ll go to heaven Might not have thought This all the way through Unless heaven’s giving Everyone harp lessons And vocal lessons, too This big flock of angels Basses, sopranos, altos What will they […]

Being and Belonging

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Now it’s time to move along My day does not grow younger So many places I belong Yet for other places I hunger ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative […]

Anywhere Close

Anywhere Close ~~~~~ Cannot afford to linger long I’ve just too much stuff to do I wonder, if by the final gong, I’ll be anywhere close to through ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Philip Brent Digital Art […]

As All

As All ~~~~~ Capture the cosmos Twinkling in a tyke’s eye, today From somewhere foreign Immersing us in infinity Religious, political refugee Swallowing us in silence Different, skin, class, orientation defined Strange, strained Altogether alien Fascinating but frightening So similar, still Dissimilar, diverse Exceptionally enigmatic Leaving us lost Besieged, bothered Tourists in transit Realize we […]

Tail of the Worm

  Spin Doctor ~ Philip Brent ~~~~~ Tail of the Worm ~~~~~ Beneath the surface of the shadow Live the voices Who listen to the voices Ordinary people Acting in extraordinary ways An unexamined life, ancient wisdom cautions Is not worth living Or is it An uncommitted life denies scrutiny To fully live Requires a […]