Once The Present Has Died

Can a back door open,
  when the front door shuts

Can truth escape,
  when death interrupts

Can an exit be made,
  main entrance denied

Can tomorrow live on,
 —once the present has died

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 18, 2017

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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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