Dumbstruck

The University rustler’s aim
  herding and stealing…
  hot irons from within

Professorial larcenous B.S. campaign
  letters branded
  to deceive and convince

The doctor licentiate
  disguised as Jesse James
  his gang riding shotgun up top

If they ever tally up all the things
  they’ve unlearned, they will shoot
  at each other—dumbstruck

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 21, 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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