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Are you judging from halls
academic

Or from places where words
cannot hide

Are your hours immersed in
false reference

Or in a visceral pursuit
that defies

All bias and excuse
living tethered

In their ivy green mansions
of gloom

While truth and beauty
run together

Through open fields that no pundit
has grown

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with eleven books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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