The Bricks You Lay

Is your house built out of certainty,
  are the walls made thin or stout

Is your mind filled up with questions,
  do you live in fear or doubt

Is your spirit free or servile,
  is your will unchained or slave

Is your heart the trowel you build with,
  and love,
  —the bricks you lay

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 20, 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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