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Something old, yet, I persisted. People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Now, we sing hymns of praise, preach sermons of damnation.Who do we laud? Who do we curse?We pretend we march in lockstep, tied together in a three-legged raceattacking and retreating. Some people run, fight to finish first,drag their unwilling partners toward their dubious […]

Honest Pretense

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Target Practice ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ What would you say if you knew when your life would end? Would you be honest in every way or continue to pretend? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more […]

What Else?

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! You. Stop. Right Now. Whatever else you are doing, besides reading these words, and I know you’re doing something else, stop. In a world where multitasking is the norm and dealing with disparate desires and duties isthe only way to survive, simply doing one thing feels foolish, wasteful. Perhaps, […]

Quirks Work

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! What a Lovely Young Lady ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Writing in the first person can I be I sure I am writing as me? If I think I describe true events, what in my mind’s eye I see. Can I recount truthfully pictures I find lurking in my […]

The Ultimate Story

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ No matter how empty I may feelor how creative I hope I am.Does it matter in the long run?The answer is yes and no.Despite the finish line,we all must run the race.Run and race but metaphorsfor love, sorrow, pain, and cheer.They speak of all we fear and desire.The […]

Claws and All

Modified from an earlier version. People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ My kitty likes me, at least that’s what I choose to think. Kneads me hard; her sharp claws into my soft skin sink. Clearly her inflicting pain must be a sign of her affection Hold on, she’s a cat, so maybe not after […]

Two Cats

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Two Cats ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ I saw two cats sleeping out in a field. One was black and the other ginger. Their only comfort seemed each other. Feral, no doubt; it made me feel sad. The best I could do, take their picture. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, […]

Between the Atoms

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Every grain of sand that pings the glass. Every blood-drop shed may be your last. Every breath shared has history and time. Every step taken and each hill you climb. Parts of you sustained grass, filled the air and grew flowers, trees, leaves, animals. Despite what comprises you, […]

Simply Say

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Another month has wandered off. I’m wondering which way it went. I hope wherever it landed was soft if it knows how my time was spent. The seventh month of another year gets ready to make its swift escape. I wonder if next month I must fear. Might […]

Littering the Landscape

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What will we do when we are gone? Will we regret our actions afterward, as our spirits watch the many squirrels? Will any being we leave behind mourn? Will they scent the winds, noticing our smell, food we left behind is vanished? Continue as they always have, consume […]