Free And Atoned

The truth came flying out of the mirror,
—its reflection veracious and new

Flowing into my eyes, an image so clear,
—its talon’s resharpened and honed

It left without warning, my emptiness torn out,
—heading back to a place out of view

And on wings of silver, it returned fulfilled,
—my spirit soaring free and atoned


(Southwest Flight Las Vegas-Phila: January 27, 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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