With Terminal Power

With age,
My sword
Is deeply scarred
But its edge
Now twice as sharp

With age,
My words
Are penned in blood
But their meaning
Takes to heart

With age,
I embrace what
Truth reveals
And step toward
My final hour

With age,
My light burns
Through the dark
And explodes,
—with terminal power

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on August 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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