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Until Last Night

Until last night I had never been alone, never bereft of sleep Until last night I had never been afraid, never afraid to dream Until last night my thoughts were in stone, indecision a foreigner sure Until last night my will had been staid...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 hours ago
To Harness The Wind

I rode the emotion like a horse until the shoes fell off one by one Leaving me silent and alone A horseless prophet on the raging sands —desperately trying to harness the wind (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 hours ago
That Tux In Your Mind

Do they only get dressed for those formal affairs Are your words clothed in rags when no one else seems to care Awaiting an invitation, do the hours seem long Your verse patent leather set to dance to a song Are the verbs sharp as line...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
4 hours ago
The New Song

The answers deceive The questions stand The dancers leave To track the sand Round robin conspiracy Threatens us all The letters all lower case The finality TALL Butting my head Inside of the line Where does it end, Father Maybe this time The black...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
5 hours ago
Icebergs Melt

Simple words and deeper meanings Softer thoughts and harder leanings Letters line up straight and true But often they bring something new Simple words and deeper meanings Icebergs melt, the flow still gleaming Say it once, and ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
17 hours ago
A Wish Unfulfilled

I came to your hospice, I came here to die I came for my family a final goodbye I broke that one promise, I most wanted to keep Alone on my mountain, no mourners to weep The doctors and nurses, they prod and they poke Their intentio...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
21 hours ago
Safe Within

College student…. Devils notion —hiding among the words Dilettante king Dilettante queen —safe within the herd (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Last Ghost

Lost in the rambling, found in the writing The words in the whisky, depravity’s eye The story of one, a gift from the other Released from tomorrow —last ghost now set free (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Set To Bloom

Like a vase containing flowers, a writer becomes a vessel for words Beyond seconds, minutes, and hours, displaying lines set to bloom in what’s heard (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
The Greatest Gift

To be undiscovered is to keep working —the greatest gift of all (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Myopia

The dim view of confinement —the weakest look of all (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
The Colored Glass

I write for me, and not for you The world I see —this inner hue (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
About Us

Never thinking about you, I think about us Never thinking about then, I think about now Never thinking about blame, I think about loss Never thinking about you —I think about us (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago

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