To Leapfrog All Paradox

Are you a sexual being
  if you choose to remain celibate

Are you famous or forgotten
  if you live in a cave

Are you democrat or republican
  if you’re never to vote

Are you black or white
  in the eyes of the blind

Are you young or old
  in the heart of a child

Are you rich or poor
  when everything’s gone

Are you healthy or sick
  when the gallows claim you

Are you guilty or innocent
  when the crime is absolved

Are you friend or foe
  as the last man to fall

Are you committed or unsure
  when the questions retract

Can you find what’s been hidden
  with the object removed

Can you cry out in silence
  when the noise overuns

Can you travel in place
  to unknown destinations

Can you swear to the Lord
  with all prophecy in doubt

Can you still love your children
  when no longer their father

Can you leapfrog all paradox
  —to find your way home

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)
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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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