They come to me couplets,
  they come to me tight

They come to me rhyming,
  they come to me right

With lessened confusion,
  more light in the air

All youthful illusions,
  exposed,
  —‘au contraire’

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)
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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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