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Free Of Blame

In the shoals of the lake a deeper truth was buried It waded ashore when your memory was parched Irrigating a message long ago forgotten Returning your forgiveness —washed free of blame (Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2014)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Three Thoughts For 11/2/2018

Why Why is it When people are Telling you That you Shouldn’t, You better not, And don’t… That you most Feel like you Have to, Need to, And will (Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2014) Here Not There Where I am is where I will alw...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
The New Song

As answers deceive The questions stand And dancers leave To track the sand Round robin conspiracy Threatening us all The letters all lower case Their finality tall Butting my head Inside of the line “When does it end Father, Maybe this time” The b...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Our Heritage Dies

We’re losing America while losing our minds Our spirits in hiding our souls hard to find The nation in freefall all fingers to point One side at the other common values disjoint We’re losing America in front of our eyes A narcissist...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
As History Laughs

The Citizens danced Romulus cried Centurions posed in Legions wide “The world is ours” they said in glee “And death to those who don’t concede” The past unyielding future loaned The present flew like David’s stone Their party en...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Three Thoughts For 10/30/2018

Up Or Down Unchallenged, we have nowhere to go —but down (Villanova University Campus: July, 2014) To Believe In Both I can believe in you and not believe in your art I can believe in your art and not believe in you Wouldn’t i...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
It’s yours I give you, I never ask

I give you but not take, I never ask I give you my sacrifice, I never ask I give you smile is all I want I give you my love, I never ask I give you everything, I never ask I give you kindness, I never ask I give you my world, I never ask It’s you...

by Frank Anthony Cimino jr

added by Frank Anthony Cimino Jr
2 months ago
How long do I have

This life not worth fighting for Long lost soul deprived of love Lost upon the emptiness this life has shown Dark side rises a fury in the heart Hatred and evil appears to show Fight to survive, fight to last A chosen warrior from the past Lash ou...

by Frank Anthony Cimino jr

added by Frank Anthony Cimino Jr
2 months ago
Boy in the corner of his room

Sitting in his room scared all alone, in the corner Worried if he was gonna get attacked, hiding, in the corner Trying not to breath not to make a sound, in the corner Hiding trying to tuck inside himself, in the corner Don’t dare cry, in the corn...

by Frank Anthony Cimino jr

added by Frank Anthony Cimino Jr
2 months ago
Black Hole

A man paints a picture outside on his teepee A man writes a novel from inside his soul Each message recorded to transcend the seasons Eternity on notice —another black hole (Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2014)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
All Promise Gone

For the lack of one letter, the word could not form For the lack of one word, the entire sentence was wrong For the lack of one sentence, the paragraph went astray For the lack of one paragraph, the page lay undone For the lack of one ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Unable To Speak

Trying to make the poetry prose Or the prose poetic again I insulted the meaning With juxtaposition Stabbing an idea That should have been shot Killing a verse That should have been saved Thinking the truth While uttering a lie Forming the words ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Indifference

A boy sat weeping The stream passed murmuring And the people as well

by John Terrence

added by anonymous
2 months ago

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