No More Could I Seek

When my words are read
by the common man

No higher praise could
any writer have

The awards and the accolades
from the intellectual elite

Pale dim in comparison,
to that man ‘in the street’

When my words are read
by those ‘salt of the earth’

My spirit is lifted,
I’m home from my search

Both steadfast and loyal,
to themselves and to me

No more could I ask for,
—no more could I seek

(Villanova Pennsylvania: Watching the New Hampshire Primary- February 9th, 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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