Unbaptized Inside Us

Without religion,
  where would we hide

What would be our reason,
  could souls justify

What would excuse the killing,
  cleaning deaths stain away

What would forgive tomorrow,
  for the sins of today

Without preaching dogmatic,
  what weight to our words

While unbaptized inside us,
—awaits the true Lord

(Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 05, 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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