Curses Abort

The harder I fight,
  the stronger they wield

The sharper their knives,
  the thicker my shield

The louder their shouts,
  the deeper my scream

Reality theirs,
 —all time but a dream

The moment they chose,
  my spirit was gone

Their words uninvited,
  dead verse to a song

That plays a reunion,
  a reckoning of sorts

Whose lyrics birth silent
 —as curses abort

(Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on August 13, 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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