Adrift In the Wind

There is too much ancestry coursing my soul
  to do me any real good

To live in a cave on a deserted island
  my destiny best understood

Success once achieved is cast far aside
  its burden to hamper my play

Genealogy stalks and preys as it looms
  to darken those brightest of days

Each block lay unstacked as I run off again
  my freedom left calling within

My soul unattached to the gifts I step over
 —all fame left adrift in the wind

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 30, 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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