The 50 Dollar A Day Poet

The 50 dollar a day poet
Spending more—saving less
Trying to find it
Before it finds him
In a world deep in anguish
And regret

The 50 dollar a day poet
Not mentioned in any journal
Or tome
35 dollars for the room
And 10 for food,
—5 lonely dollars by the phone

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 02, 2015

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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