The Puppeteers Strings

What if our reasoned language
  can’t provide any answers

  —what if time isn’t real

What if the thoughts that we have
  are embedded distractions

  —what if reflection conceals

What if the feelings engendered
  are like puppeteers strings

  —what if truth doesn’t dance

What if the past and tomorrow
  are death to the moment

  —what if it’s all just a trance

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on September 29, 2018

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Kurt Philip Behm

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