Tag Archives: understanding

Silence is More

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Waiting for my party to gather around. Watching as the line crawls forward. Reading of a man seeking for no sound Positing silence is more than its own reward. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

We’ve Always Been

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What in your life is unforgotten? What in your life is never remembered? I always remember when we met although we settled on a date. How alone I felt sitting on a brick wall. No money and no friends, until you said hello. Your beauty, your smile and […]

Isn’t Up to Me

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I tell you I have no time for art although, I seem to find a way to pass my studio; I stay away. When I go, I’m overwhelmed. Too much mess to contemplate. So, what exactly is the question? Is it why I don’t make it priority if […]

Sarabande for Missing Magic, Redux

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Missing magic, miracles all vanished, hidden from everyone. From vast spaces gone. Into unseen minuscule interstices, between atoms disappeared. Despite clues, maps and legends, whispered rumors, whereabouts remained unknown Some mounted quests. Heroes came forth. Solo adventurers, robber’s trusts, fellowships. All trekked far, endured miles uncounted. Summits scaled, […]

Reminding Us to Remember

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! Going in, Leading Out ~ Philip Brent Harris ~~~~~ Are you able to read the signs? The ones which are written and those which are not? The ones engraved on the past, those noticed or ignored now. What of those carried on the wind, waves from the near or […]

Something My Father Taught Me

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The frog am a queer little bird him am. When him walk him hop him do. When him sit down, him sit down On him little tail, which him hardly ain’t got ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! […]

In Their Season

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The fog dampens the sound and the ground Shortens our view while hiding the familiar. Boats, rocks, headlands vanish and reappear Where they’re expected but also unexpected. Waves murmur and mumble along the shore. We stand up from a bench, brief rest behind. Walking, to return to where […]

Only Who I Am

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Words, for me, wind down My art draws me, to paint All my words, all the words Any language, form, intent Incomplete to curry change Still I grasp I’ll persist, scribbling Verses, essays, stories, more Offering vision, being, truth My truth, which the universe Fills […]

Make It So

Make It So ~~~~~ In this frightening, contentious time of pandemic, sheltering at home as nearly as we can, we have the time to think about how we have spent our days until now. We have time to pursue thoughts of the dreams we held for our life before reality moved in to stay. In […]

Process of Elimination

Process of Elimination ~~~~~ A thought occurred to me and I’d like to get it straight, All beings, high or low, saint or sinner, all eliminate. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my […]