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Not Free To Go

Too old to be your Brother, too young to be your Dad These private moments that we share our limbo iron clad You wrap your eyes around me, I’m spellbound in your gaze The years between us melt away and drift off in the haze Too old to ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
51 mins ago
The Future Ablaze

The older I get… the more exclusive I become with distant mountains to climb The older I get… the shorter the moods swing and the longer I can laugh out loud The older I get… the more vivid the memory of what we almost became Th...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 hours ago
Is It Something More?

Is there a difference between judgment and observation Is there a difference between opinion and introspection Is there a difference between atonement and damnation Is the difference only in the words —or is it something more (Villanova...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
9 hours ago
Hearts To Fill

Love yourself first before someone else will Feelings vested, spirit rhymed attraction distilled Love yourself first before someone else will Your beauty self-reflected —another’s heart to fill (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
9 hours ago
Sealing The Memory

Each new Poem a gift as yet unwrapped Its secrets lay hidden, its flow untapped Waiting for the author to feel the pain To seal the memory —to wear the stain (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 hours ago
Christian Contemplation.

(With thanks to JS.) Contemplation Is an awareness Of the love of God, A love coming to us As a human love in Jesus. The word comes from the Word ‘temple’- the latter Being a place where one can Stand in the middle and observe All at once. Thus...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anonymous
13 hours ago
This Moment Divine

The older the day the sweeter the memory The sweeter the memory no reasons to find No reasons to find tomorrow unmentioned Tomorrow unmentioned —the present divine (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Final Victory

Beneath the cover of defeat, final victory comes late Sustained only by a will —refusing to give in (Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Spirit's Cry

We’ve had forever to get it right this religion we hold dear But why the murder and ‘holy wars’ that underwrite our fear We stand in judgment and wield belief with weapons poorly thrown Our eyes rejecting while spirit’s cry —our futures...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
New Heartbeats

To die without rhythm and bleed without rhyme Each wish left unspoken in coupling divine New heartbeats unwritten that call from within Their cadence restructured all verse—now a hymn (Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2016 )

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Self-Destruction

Thinking more of your constituency than they do of themselves… —political suicide (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018)

by Self-Destruction

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Now As Before

Are those dimensional theories a trap for what your mind will never understand Does your spirit lay dormant and fallow an alien within its own land Does the math and the science betray you with the numbers piled outside your door Is the t...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Seasons Turn

My days prolonged, my nights were short —my history caught between Judgment coming fast and swift —to escape is then to dream All time distorted memory fried —the past is but a whim Old lessons spurned, the seasons turn —new f...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago

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