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Write, Sing, See, And Feel

Write your way out of a book Sing your way out of a song See your way out of the darkness Feel your way out —of what’s wrong (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago
The Freedom Within

Your ideas have merit, that your words can’t support Your spirit is strong, but your language is weak Your eyes are wide open, while your tongue remains tied Your voice now enslaved —to the freedom within (Villanova Pennsylvania: Marc...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago
Where Dreams Have Laid

My writing conceals a deeper truth than common sense abides Each word unwraps a higher sense than fame or fortune buys Every breath I take, the future staked the moment crowned as King All beds remade where dreams have laid —the present...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago
The Distance

We anticipate the future —by remembering the past (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago
The Swinging Door

Cowardice and bravery Not either-or But different levels of Valor and shame A swinging door Whose facings change when swung A foil to confound The Poets dream With glory and disdain Bravery and cowardice Not zero-sum —but often look the same ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
9 days ago
Grandfather's Divorce

He never told me when he left her, I’d go through a Grandfather’s divorce The kids remote and distant all contact scant and forced My love sits idly waiting for the phone to ring again Saying “Papa we want to see you” but Mommy’s mad at...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
9 days ago
Samsara

The discovery of Man —a genesis reborn (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 days ago
Madre

One vision one name Two words —Grand Canyon (Desert View Arizona: February, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 days ago
A Gray Dawn

The gray dawn slaughters the promise of spring —with a desperate last goodbye Its poisonous haze mocks a sky forsaken —with the sun again denied Its blanket lowers in a shroud of judgment —its verdict darkly stained To deluge its exit in torre...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 days ago
A Buffet Of Hate

Blood was toasted in a buffet of hate A violent main course —whose dessert was death (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 days ago
In Spite Of Ourselves

What if God is the Universe Not something separate and distinct But the Universe itself Eliminating the dual notions Of Creation and Intelligent Design Insuring our divinity as part of the whole Insuring our divinity —in spite...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
10 days ago
Red light

She walks at night alone Bruised knees tears ruin her beautiful face. Tears rolling. Tears rolling. Hello do you want me. Hello sir, Hi he beams, only seeing her beauty. Come girl,come with me. She sullenly greets an does as fit see's Such beauty...

by William Carlos Williams

added by Jahniqueangelhalo
11 days ago
Either Or Deception

Logic is a prison… the truth locked deep within Its laws a jailer standing guard whose warden darkness brings An either or deception a psychic trap that lures Vision sentenced — insight charged zero-sum assured (Villanova Pennsylvania:...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
11 days ago

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