The Knife Edge Of Denial

Does weaponizing a stolen truth
  give you the right to lie

From this perverted use of power
  do others run and hide
 
Is this how force is wielded
  on the knife edge of denial

With rules you change to suit your needs
  your sly deceitful smile

When the real truth comes upon you
  will you hang your head in shame

And see what’s false in all you’ve made
  —for temporary gain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on October 20, 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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