Last Check To Cash

How do I exit gracefully,
  how do I end it all

Can I rewrite the terms again
  before the final fall

The kids now counting every day
  the moments still all mine

The days and weeks of years gone by
  a measure now defined

How do I finally say goodbye
  and start anew again

This world peeled back against itself
  no more left to befriend

Regret a word best left behind
  for others who have sinned

Stepping into eternity’s vault
 —last check to cash within

(Train #56 ‘Vermonter’ To White River Junction Vt. 3/22/2018)
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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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