Wisdom's Tooth

A young Poet is to an
  older man

As an old poet is to a
  younger man

“When young then old,
  when old then young

The past twice borrowed,
  the future sung

The old man’s knowledge,
  the young man’s youth

To cross in stages,
 —like wisdoms tooth”

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 02, 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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