In The Nick Of Time

The open West is an iron lung
  for the polio of my soul

Lifting me up and breathing in
  at once to make me whole

Wild and free, its air blows clean
  to minister my wounds

And nurse me back to perfect health
  —a second none to soon

(Durango Colorado: February, 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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