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Did you wear your life out;
did you use it all up
—what are you saving it for

We’re all running headlong
toward a hole in the ground
—that the past and future insure

Are you stuck on tomorrow
lost in wishes of things
—hoping there’s still more to come

Will your headstone bring sorrow
to those mourning your loss
—inscribing what never got done

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on May 01, 2018

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve 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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