Tag Archives: Philip Brent

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Because We Have Not Stopped A Poet’s Words with Poets’ Words

~~~~~ When many commit cruel murder, macho maniacs brutally rape, mad hermits dream and decimate, Then, will we need to know where the sidewalk ends, where a phenomenal woman’s secrets lie? While daily tribunes trumpet madness, feasts of destruction, humanity the savage, ravenous beast, Will it matter if we take the road less traveled,if we […]

Crash

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Crash Nurtured, kept warm, alive. Fed and urged to fly. Abandoned, left to fall. Crash to earth, shattering. Potential and love lost. Greedily sucked back into the firmament, the fundament. Not gone, except to us. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, […]

What Matters?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ What do we know? What shall we do? Simple questions with complex answers. Yet, so much easier than we believe. First admitting, confessing that whatever we know or surmise however accurate it may prove provides but answers not understanding. Confused children who, […]

Brief

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Brief ~~~~~ One more brief verse Before I run my errands Sometimes, at life I curse Dream to ply fair lands ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and […]

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, […]

Crazier Than Loving

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Crazier Than Loving ~~~~~ We place profits over people Witness how our world works And we all pay the final bill Where violence, hatred lurks Governed by greed over need Do I, really, need to go on? Do we come from a […]