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Naked Before The Mob

Why is ‘Almost Good Enough’ never what you need? Why is ‘Clearly Not Enough’ an ounce more than you deserve? Why is ‘Almost What You Need’ the most you’ll ever have? Why is ‘It’s Not Only That’ the only thing that’s left? Why is ‘In Al...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
7 hours ago
Morning In Doubt

Riding into the moment with pen ablaze past-future on the hunt Fear taking a seat across the fire begging for what it wants A bugle blows the sun retreats twin enemies approach Upon whose sleeves my heart is laid —in doubt the...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 hours ago
A Waterfall Unheard

I cast my dreams into the current’s wake —on the river of no return And rode a wish down the running stream —toward a waterfall unheard (Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
9 hours ago
Beauty Fraught

I was a soldier, but never sure of those things I was charged to do I was asked to fight pick up helmet and gun men dying around me I knew Those places I’ve been and the things I’ve done all eclipse the known profane Now with bea...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 hours ago
You, Me, Us, Et Al

If it can happen for me, it can happen for you If it can happen for you, it can happen for me When it happens for us, it happens for all When it happens for all —the world is set free (Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 hours ago
Deturgescence

A haiku: Electroluminescence Rejuvenescence Finally, deturgescence

by Pearce Kenunworthy

added by Pearce Kenunworthy
17 hours ago
A Viking Crest Ablaze

Flying alone over fury enthroned Its colors reign free and clear The enemy stained all freedom regained Covered in blood spent and dear Stitched yellow and blue its messages true That Svealand does not run To hang steadfast ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
The Gene

There’s a gene embedded in every parent to recreate what their parents had done Sometimes good, and sometimes bad, passing it down from father to son To repeat family history through memories past the circle a lingering fate Ex...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Shining A Light

We should be freeing and emancipating the poor with opportunity —not underwriting their poverty with welfare (Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Need a freedom

So what, if I am a girl. I have a heart. I have a feeling. I need a freedom. So what, if I am a girl. I get ride from all ugly. I am not only a girl. I am a mother. I am a sister. I am a daughter. All from that I am a human being. I have a passion...

by Tania zulfiqar ali

added by tania_z
2 days ago
Life become lonely.

Actually, no one tell you truth. Everyone just said life is easy to live. But in reality life is not easy. As like a movie, Like a Barbie's story. No great shakes like we think. Life not cricket to our dreams. Life become lonely, After we aware al...

by Tania zulfiqar ali

added by tania_z
2 days ago
What Darkness Brings

Twilight falls onto my windowsill Demon fire in full retreat The stars return glowing embers that burn In whose radiance an Angel will sleep Days grip is unchained, the cantor sings while he prays As the chorus cries out “It’s ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 days ago
What Is Poetry?

A young boy playing on a street Kicked a Gaelic football Towards a local wall Hoping to see it bouncing back. But the ball clashed with a cat In an impact which appeared To be as strong as a hurler Hitting a ball with his bat. Resulting in the b...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anonymous
2 days ago

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