Tag Archives: #poetrysociety

Never Understanding; It Will Not

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ So many people believe themselves the weavers of our tapestry or that it was woven for them alone. One way they are right; their actions creating the warp and the weft, life’s visage. They are also wrong. This tapestry’s design existed longer than they’ve been alive or could […]

Avoidance Theory

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Pins and needles can be good Unless it’s upon them you sit. I’d say, if you could or would You should attempt to avoid it. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]

As Every Parent

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What have I to offer youthat no one has ever thought?The truth we know, says nothingand means less than zero.Each new day brings fresh vision,as all babies’ first cries echoevery sunrise we have known.Yet they speak a language both love and death understand. Hope tells us to hold […]

Lunenberg,Nova Scotia,

When I Reach Home

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ How might I discover the way back? Do I look for signs, follow the river? I know in time, I will cross the river. Without a boatman or spectral figure. I think I will not be dressed in black it’s the absence of color and vision. I’ve seen […]

A Roosevelt Elk faces the setting sun.

Staggering On in the Time of Covid

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I feel like the pandemic and its aftermath have knocked the stuffing out of me, especially my creativity. Yet, I know my reaction, my response is controlled by me. Doesn’t that make it sound simple? Not only have I rarely darkened my studio door, but I also feel […]

Let Us Speak

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Please, can speak in present tense to discuss what we say matter to us. What is this? Do you even know? A lack of lifeguards, unvaccinated swimmers who congregate outside? Is it cops being killed, that’s terrible, or random murders of black people. White supremacy may rule you […]

Will Always Be

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Ducks in A Row ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Does your life feel like a Mobius strip, an infinitely endless high wire? Never getting anywhere, still you trip. Or like a spiral, going lower, climbing higher? Perhaps the spiral of a hypnotist’s disc? Do you fall off one watching […]

In This Instant

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Where Breath Becomes Air ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ 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 […]

The Enemy is Us

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Walt Kelly, Pogo I understand that love ismore important than power.Kindness greater than anyperson or weapon you conceive.Because love and kindnesscan create a connection, joinothers, become a foundationwhich all may stand upon.Power and weapons createthe illusion of control.Their output […]

Assault and Watery

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water chain. Down came the rain and bopped him on the brain. Out came the sun to dry the water out. The itsy bitsy spider stayed aground to pout. Swore like a drunken sailor he’d not climb up again to take […]