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Eternity Smiles

Caught in the same web of insecurity —we write To ease the pain, to emancipate the joy —speaking truth to our doubts Freeing them upon the wind, all questions unanswered —as our voices escape Crying out names that only heaven ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
The Music Of The Irish

The Music Of The Irish. Whether the bohran, the guitar, The harp, or the tin whistle, The music of the Gael Is a music which touches The human heart and soul. Providing the listener And the performer With a sense of the mystical. An element of t...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by THEBARD
2 months ago
A Day You'll Treasure

The day you realize ‘you are a writer’ distinct from what you’ve written Is a day you’ll treasure for what it brings —and not what it leaves behind (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Take Heart

Make all of your life a prayer put all of your words into song Take heart in those lyrics still to be sung —before the music forever is gone (Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015) From 'The Book Of Prayers’

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
The Present Revived

Released from the prison Of the extended word Verse offered Asylum And a means of escape Carrying me deep To where the future-past Hides All time to mislead —as the present conflates (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Beyond All Excuse

Poetry… Attacking the mood Driving its impression inward Beyond all excuse Wounding the intellect Calling out names Saving the moment —resurrecting the soul (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Soft Music Serenade

Soothe me Groove me Making my nature rise Even in four part harmony, As the music rocks me to sleep, And in that time of slumber deep, The night's wonderful sounds so, Sweet, tasty and even bold, With that soft music serenades me Oh so ri...

by Kenneth R. Jenkins

added by kenjen61
2 months ago
When I Get Old

Just when the day wanes longer, Legs and body not getting any stronger, Memory short and not clear, Times of ending days are near. Hair turns from gray to white, And it seems like you're not feeling right. When you're hearing turns quiet And you'...

by Kenneth R. Jenkins

added by kenjen61
2 months ago
Maine

You're my Maine Or my main I loved you and, could never say The times were short lived, and here we are Never together always apart. Broken is my colour Broken is my name Fragile is my heart It's always the same. Life if sad, It's a pain ...

by Lana

added by Lanalolapoetry
2 months ago
A Siren's Call

Can prayer overcome karma Can wishes rise above fate Can memory displace what vision instills Can love pass beyond —without hate (Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2018)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
The Mark Of Cain

We are often the most critical Of what we are the most guilty of (Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
To Live & Die

To live as an artist, but die as a man Dust forever chasing —what heaven began (Center City Philadelphia: January, 2015)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago
Something For Emily

I understand the isolation, what others call being alone I understand the silent moments, the inner freedom to roam I understand the derision, and the label of being called strange With each new dawn I most understand —the joy in no...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 months ago

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