Looking into my face,
I see my father’s eyes

Staring back with contempt,
through a thousand why’s

Looking into those eyes,
trading fear for pain

My birthright rejected
—paternity’s shame

(Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 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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