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The Dragon's Fire

The Democrat party, all masters and slaves G.O.P. left in tatters, their promises frayed Haves lie to the have nots bright futures a whim As the dragon’s fire burns —the thick with the thin (Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
New Melody

A chorus of enlightenment… awakens me again With sheets still warm, my heart she bathes, all feelings wet within Through steam I see her message clear, the mirror does confirm My words now washed, fresh thoughts to dry —new melody to l...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
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To poetry. net. I am hereby informing you that the photo beside the the poem "Thought" is not the composer and owner of this work. It's an imposter who is impersonating the owmer . I demand that this photo be removed. "Thought&quo...

by Jaswant behari

added by anonymous
1 month ago
The Island & The Cloud

Between freedom and Instagram there is an island, where men go to be alone An island of words in arresting colors, with meaning indicted—but seldom heard Between Facebook and tomorrow a cloud sits waiting, where men go to find themse...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
One Of Us

We appreciate that cousin” said the Rebel to the Yank As all glory left the battlefield where rows of corpses stank “We appreciate that cousin” as the bullets set to fly “But our family’s set upon itself —and one of us must die” (Vil...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
In Conflict

Poetic dyslexia, the words juxtapose The meaning in crisis, where God only knows Poetic dyslexia, all feelings collide Emotions in conflict —a verbal divide (Forum Shops-Caesars Palace: January 23, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Flashes

Good and bad are truisms… a qualitative masquerade Ideology trumping feeling —in flashes of joy and pain (Las Vegas: January 23, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
The Magic Yours

You either bend and adapt, or then you break The crux in the motion —your magic to make (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
No Dreams Allowed

Paved over deep, my thoughts below Once brilliant shades of amber glow The darkest light, I now befriend Whose darkest thoughts, I sought to end While further down, the chanting starts No mockingbirds, no meadowlarks Where stilln...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Grief Belies

A briefcase full of sorrow… the hiding place of tears One trade to end all others excuse to lie and steal The papers hide the story all documents in vain As grief belies the glory —of a life that deals in pain (Villanova Pennsylvania:...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Safe From The Light

I lie down in the shadows where no one can reach me My seventh and last place to hide The sixth was a funeral, the fifth when in hospice The fourth was each time that I lied The third was a promise I made to a girl That she took t...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Thinking

As I sit back and think of all the wonderful things my God has done for me.....It makes me want to prepare for all eternity. In sickness and health, In poverty and wealth, My God is always there to give me help. I know He is with me on my journey ...

by Anthony Logan

added by anonymous
1 month ago
No Umbrella

Never asking for permission, always being sure His head was held firmly, his mind had stayed pure Never seeking your acknowledgement or umbrella against the rain His words exploded thunder —truth pouring down again (Villanova Pennsylva...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago

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