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The Old Tramp.

No place to personally dwell An experience of 45 years Including daily knocking At other doors to beg food, Clothes,or a few bob To purchase... A part of our past but a reality Reserved in society where some Humans come second to those Who beli...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anruaidh
1 month ago
Nighttime Has Answered

Will the words come, will the words go Are they forever, how do I know What do I think, what do I feel Memory escapes, a spoke off the wheel Written in blood, spoken in rhyme Forever to echo, forever sublime Daffodils scatter, ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Living Unclaimed

Present ordained, past—future in shame The Poet and Jester as one Living unclaimed, free and unnamed Archangel and Devil —undone (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Sleeping With The Muse

Sleeping with the Muse, my nights have grown short Sleeping with the Muse, all senses comport Sleeping with the Muse, words dance with delight Sleeping with the Muse, confronting my fright Sleeping with the Muse, her will tests again...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
If

If we were young men, if we were strong If we had fresh words, to add to our song If we were soldiers, with war in our veins If we were poets, our voices reclaimed If we were lovers, of women that cried If we went wandering, our h...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
So Hard Undefined

Neither over nor under, ahead or behind My position unreferenced, your judgment still blind Not over or under, ahead or behind So easy once labeled —so hard undefined (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Hell Upon Earth

The livery on fire, its horses set free Misery beckons, the future to bleed The gates are broke open, all streets painted red Death has awakened, life dragged from its bed One bugle is left, blowing perdition’s melee All swords are ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Another Look

Another day with a voice —one more glimpse into forever (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Wanting Only To Rhyme

Before I could return to writing prose, the Muse kidnapped my pen by decree Most days fully structured and measured on end, but tonight —words yearned to be free Each story cerebral, its words to describe, new plots marching forward i...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Poet

Prince without a lineage King without a throne Master without servants Lover of that unknown Hearer of what’s unspoken Seer of things divine Lord among the jesters Voice for all the mimes Reason, when excuses falter Questioner, when answers fa...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Gabriel Calls

My heart belongs to providence, as I walk that final mile My footsteps bought and paid for, when I clear the last denial My faith is bold and steadfast, a new rain begins to fall Through the fog a horn is blowing the gate open—Gabri...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Reborn

Is life about how many or then about how much Is the truth in computation or in what those numbers touch Is the measurement empiric with a final answer shown Is salvation in the lyrics with the word count still unknown Is there faith i...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
A Warrior's Chant

Wrapping letters around the conflict A war played out with words The fury of shouted diction Slaying enemies still unheard Shooting vision into the onslaught Attacking silence as legion’s advance Loading insight into the canons...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago

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