Death Never Quells

Through age and infirmity,
  my voice cries loud

With feelings still timeless,
  eyes not to cloud

The Reaper waits patient,
  his claim has been filed

From outside he savors,
  inside I smile

The music has changed,
  with my heart still in step

My vision most clear,
  no lens to correct

As days take their toll,
  on what’s left of this shell

What spirit embodies,
 —death never quells

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 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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