The Garden Burning

Long before the clocks ticked,
  the garden was burning

The law had been laid down,
  only the animals ran free

Long before the clocks ticked,
  two lovers were yearning

The power, the struggle
 —the lust to deceive

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 02, 2018

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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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