Can You

Can you separate your art
  from your politics

Can you separate the temporal
  from the divine

Can you separate the excuses
  from the reasons

Can you separate true purpose
  from those wasted times

Can you separate your vocation
  and avocation

Can you separate curiosity
  from true insight

Can you separate your duty
  from convenience

Can you separate the darkness
  from the light

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 18, 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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