Wanting Only To Rhyme

Before I returned to writing prose,
verse took my pen by decree

Days fully structured and measured on end,
tonight,
—words yearned to be free

The story cerebral, its plot bellicose,
new music pushing forward in time

Past a story inscribed for others, not I,
my true voice,
—wanting only to rhyme

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 12, 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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