The Time Is Near

The leaves have fallen,
  the birds did sing

Memory lingers,
  tomorrow brings

A promise spoken,
  a solemn vow

The present honored,
 —all faith avowed

The years enlighten,
  as age sets in

While youth remembered,
  still burns within

The gates now beckon,
  their pearl’s endear

My heart unburdened,
 —the time is near

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 10, 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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