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An Orphan's Silence

I hide in the shadow of another’s fear so the voice may go away And then left inside an orphan’s silence to recount every wordless day To walk a path that another breaks under a dark forbidden sky Crying those tears by another mad...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
5 days ago
Anne Frank

The snow starts to fall After I die they build a wall I want to go home Where I can roam The soup is cold again I have the worst stomach pain I try to always have hope I will cope Nazi's are everywhere telling us what to do They are pure evil ...

by Maria Durdan

added by Emilylolkay
5 days ago
Mine To Know

I want to play not manage, write not teach I want to drive—all controls in hand I want to be like the rain across the mountains Not the river that may turn to sand I want to be that sniper with a single bullet And not part of the infan...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
6 days ago
From The Fields Of Crop To The Mount Of Carmel.

A young farm labourer’s daughter Trained well for farming work Until in her late teens she Decided to follow Christ. After some priestly discussions And introductions to leading Nuns, Sheila, opted for the Order of Mount Carmel. ~ After some years...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anonymous
6 days ago
Spellbound

Using letters for wishes, the emptiness ended Binding together my present, future, and past (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
6 days ago
Deep Inside

There’s a higher level of being Than you’ve thought or felt before There’s a greater state of consciousness Once you learn then to ignore… All those things that can distract you Those that keep you on the shelf As the heavens p...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
6 days ago
A Doorless Mystery

Hitchhiking through the wormhole, all time was left behind Distance collapsing upon itself reflections other side Waste material of a life unspent flowing back in a parted stream Entry to a doorless mystery —from a lost forgotten dream ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
6 days ago
Fair Winds Ahead

The better the poet the fuller the sails —and the further the lines may stretch The more ranging the verse set to feeling’s unanchored —the more chances of fair winds ahead (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
7 days ago
Cream Always Rises

A people once censored their limbs on the rack All knowledge and freedom under constant attack But cream always rises, and cows do come home The truth never captive, enchained—or then owned (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
7 days ago
The Devil's Eyes

If you stare into the Devil’s eyes with righteous intent You will always return —transformed (Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
7 days ago
Deturgescence

If you have a goal to be seventy eight percent But you don’t know what to do Tell your cornea to maintain deturgescence And dehydration will keep you edema free through and through Yes, deturgescence is the essence to clearly see luminescence, Wh...

by Pierce Kenworthy

added by anonymous
7 days ago
Those Places You Fear

My mind often visits those places you fear My soul, my protectress, my words as my spear My voice now a fortress from oncoming attack My spirit embracing —those feelings you lack (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago
As Night The Day

Do your politics define you… are your views then left or right? Does the axe you grind cut sharp and clean or tear into the night? Do the precepts that you claim to own just end up owning you? Is every word what you believe —and to thin...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 days ago

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