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Alpha And Omega

Alpha And Omega. ~~~~~~~ God I am aware of as Never before in my life, In fact such a gift has To be from our eternal Creator. ~ Yes,one could rationalise For the existence of God Or for his non-existence But my awareness of his Existence is God g...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anruaidh
15 days ago
The Difference Within

The universe orders the questions and answers Eternity caught —within their difference (Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
15 days ago
It's Harder

It’s harder to lie in verse or a poem, than it is with dialog or prose It’s harder to bend the truth over a feeling, than around what you or someone else knows It’s harder to feign an eruption of light, or the isolation of being alone in th...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
15 days ago
Channeling A Melody

As the music inflates, like a David Bowie video My voice is set free for the words to diffuse Floating above the unwritten verse like steam escaping And drifting free as the pressure expands It cries out the release of a lyric unsun...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
15 days ago
Darkness All I See

What’s left of my remembrance, now all that stokes the fire What embered in the springtime, the winter does expire To douse not once but then again, that spark which set me free My wood left burnt with forest bare —and darkness all I se...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
15 days ago
Laura's Captive

Fifty years a poet More than that a man My spirit held in ransom Laura’s captive once again Fifty years a poet And all those years a boy The written word a treasured gift —my soul’s most precious toy (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
Missing The Dream

For a mountain to be high, a valley must be low But inherent in both, one truth is to grow Dimensions and colors and polar extremes Self-serving the obvious —while missing the dream (Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
Transcendent & Divine

Science will never prove The existence of God Science will never disprove The existence of God Its physics pre-emergent Its logic self contained If anything, a tool To measure what’s at hand But like the foundry never Retaining the artists spirit ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
Higher Given

Belief and knowledge, master and slave The truth higher given, facts rearrange Belief and knowledge, cursed to define The weakness of reason —transcendence divine (Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
The Call

The dirtier the world, the cleaner the verse The need becoming greater —when the call most perverse (Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
My Final Hour

With age, My sword Is deeply scarred But its edge Honed twice as sharp With age, My words Are penned in blood All flowing From the heart With age, I embrace what Truth reveals And am humbled By its power With age, My light burns Free at las...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
A Timeless Path

Present past and present future Holy Trinity with the here and now Three states that bind all known creation Defining when but never how This very instant the past calls forward The future answers from a timeless path Where all ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago
The Doorway

Locked inside my indecision, death opened up the door And let me look inside my fear, which I hated and abhorred The view not half as frightening, as the deception and the lies And its arms extended toward me, standing frozen—eyes on mi...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
16 days ago

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