Tag Archives: Philip Brent

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 […]

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 […]

Love is All

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Love is All ~~ Ancient before time, impenetrable void waited. Crawled from its atomic shell; instantaneous illumination flared. Newborn this moment. A swirling figure moves, is every moment. Innocently wise, hopeful, in constant conflict. Cooperation in every interchange. Full of wonder, every […]

Dark as Distance

  ~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Dark as Distance So softly now, we whisper Walk along a clifftop path Sun or stars, day or night We chat, calm, confident In the touch, the strength Of holding another’s hand We discover an open gate Stairs, we slowly […]

Imagine

  ……… Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Imagine Imagine if Earth spoke a secret language One intended only for you and you alone If you cannot understand, you feel alone Yet your comprehension a social bandage Decipher the code on a secret parchment Map to peace and […]

Can You?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Can You? Life might seem like endless chores Some say better than heavenly choirs You would have to live on love alone Unless endless singing a way to atone It is all made up, no matter your belief Can you find solace […]

Any Chosen Path

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Any Chosen Path Every fork and turn you find in the road Any chosen path which you might take May lead you to that fabled pot of gold Or lead you to a thirst you cannot slake. ……….. Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence […]

Believe Me

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment … Believe Me Tell me the things you don’t remember Play me a symphony without any notes Dance me like we’re young and limber Believe me all the things that you don’t Love me tender, when I’m lovable least Teach me concern about […]

Can We Then?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Can We Then? If you Have no words What will you Say To me? Will you Smile, frown Laugh, cry Wave your arms All around Stand straight Tall and strong Arms akimbo Arms spread wide? Will you Fall to your knees Fall to […]

With a Dimple

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I believe, the sign I saw simply said. Joe’s Tacos Hot Spot Salon Buddhist Temple I mean, it sounded quite intriguing Yet difficult to imagine in my head Perhaps something seemingly simple A Buddhist kaon or making math trig sing Concealing, complex, might fool Gimpel Will I find it slippery or very […]