To Those Recalled

Escaping into verse,
  the base of the tower rumbled,
  the ground beneath was shaken
  with new cracks inside its walls

Escaping into verse,
  all towering deception crumbled,
  as the self-anointed jumped and fell
  landing prostrate and so small

Escaping into verse,
  the mime shouted out enabled,
  his silent thunder raining down
  with a message now to scald

Escaping into verse,
  a new steeple built and gabled
  its bell to ring a lyric toll
  —new life to those recalled

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
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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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