What They'll Never Escape

People are afraid of what
  they can’t understand
  themselves most often assured

In the depths of their wandering
  a voice cries out
  a voice too close to ignore

People will bolt from that thing
  that pursues
  that thing that augurs to chase

With blinders on tight
  and running in vain
  —to flee what they’ll never escape

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 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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