Memory Exhales

I had to push myself away
To get close enough to touch
Embracing the distance as my friend
So the truth could finally breathe
Creating space for words to form
And their syllables to grow
Reaching beyond by reaching inside
 —as memory exhales

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 05, 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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