I'm Tired

I’m tired of baiting
  and tired of hating

I’m tired of winning
  in a rained out inning

I’m tired of loving
  when love’s not returned

I’m tired of crying
  tears poisoned and spurned

I’m tired of reasons
  excuses for treason

I’m tired of answers
  to questions now censored

I’m tired of forgiving
  the past repeating again

But I’m most tired of wishing
  —as hope turns to pain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on July 28, 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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