The True Meaning

My ancestors were all very simple men,
  so I could be more than that

They taught me early and taught me true
  what was special—and then to give back

These fathers now sit at my spiritual feast,
  true giants of a forthcoming age

And as I write down the words, I am reminded again
  —of the true meaning of being a Sage

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 12, 2019

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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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