First Breath

Jumping in
  I shut both eyes
  my heart lay open wide

A first hello
  my last goodbye
  to logic ill applied

Choosing an entry
  frees all to move
  the first breath to a song

Getting out
  my mind rejects…
  forever pushing on

The ending shatters
  once breaking through
  as time cuts loose its grasp

That first step forward
  past my fear
  —a die forever cast

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on September 06, 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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