Once The Circle Breaks Out

Do we wait for tomorrow,
  as we wait for today

Do we see a connection,
  false wishes to pray

Do we draw from the past,
  as the circle is spun

Trapped inside or out,
  is it then Zero-Sum

Can the memories forgotten,
  revisit again

Do the feelings held back,
  turn to poison and blame

Is our freedom beyond
  our ability to reach

Are we the one student,
  we’ve forgotten to teach

Is finality connected,
  or separate from

Those things we hold onto,
  and still try to run

Is that voice we hear calling,
  from within or without

Are they really the same,
 —once the circle breaks out

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 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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