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The Dog & The Kitty

The Doggie was white, and the Kitty was black, as they crouched at each end of the floor Their eyes never met, because the rules were set, that the dog would chase the cat as before At night came the darkness, and the Kitty stood up ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Seraph's Delight

There’s a voice deep inside me still trying to get out Ignoring my pleadings, it screams and it shouts Its call is the loudest on those darkest of nights When my mind seeks new refuge from Seraph’s delight I toss and I turn, but it s...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Tomorrow Ill Promised

Bubblewrapped children disparate hope Spirits in limbo shortest of ropes Control and protection their meaning belies Tomorrow ill promised —eternity cries (Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Beginning To End

Hiding within the rhyme lies a melody of pronouncement lifting the words up off the page Its liberation spoken freely within times expanding moment giving and taking—beginning to end (Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
But Spoken Once

The delivery, incidental to the message The format, duly chosen for the sound The listener, singled out with times forgiveness The truth —but spoken once to then abound (Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Glory Be To Mary.

Glory Be To Mary. ~~~~~~~ Glory be to, Mary, Whom God Our Father Ordained To be the Mother Of Our Saviour. And the spouse Of the Holy Spirit, As well as becoming Our Spiritual Mother. Amen.

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
The Barcelona Thoroughbred

A racing pigeon Arrived in Ireland in A race from Barcelona In Spain. Affected by the Weather it arrived home On the third morning. A thoroughbred of one Of the best strains who Was prepared and sent By its breeder and owner Across miles of lan...

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
Last Moth

There’s a zone beyond safety where the timid can’t go Beyond reasoned decision intuition to flow Past valor and triumph past glory and fame There’s a zone beyond safety —last moth to the flame (Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Sleeping Untold

Like a blanket or quilt, the Muse wraps me in consciousness Sealing me in with her warmth each night rejecting the cold Like a filter or screen, the Muse tempers all consequence Under her protection and safety —words sleeping untold ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
My Pen To Flow

I’ve forever written as myself Few influences will show Neither Hemingway nor Faulkner Not Melville or Thoreau But as one who saw through all of that With so much more to know I search the land and stars above For ink ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Tears And Missteps

My words the result of the times I’ve lived not a classroom exercise My feelings all paid with the blood of my fears not a rambling diatribe My trail has been lined with each tear and misstep to mark the way ahead My life a memor...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Thunder To Rain

No time set aside The words reformed Again at their own pace No place to reside They’re written down On a napkin or empty space When I try to hide They find me sure In mountain or in plain As new moments chide The past adieu —and thunder turn...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Verse Out Front

New blood will flow and breath exhale —as my steps go far and wide With verse out front to lead the way —to that promised other side (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago

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