Fates Retort

To live beyond the moment,
  and write as love doth now befriend

  It’s light burning brightest
  as my hours grow short

  The beginning reunited
  with the journey’s end

  All memory imploding
  on fates retort”

But the window stays open,
my heart beating faster still

All time enslaved in a final breath,
one last line to say—I will

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 07, 2016

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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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