The Dark Truth

Academia blocks real knowledge,
  Native Peoples will attest

So many wrappings covering their lies,
  each field does then arrest

With logic and ethics pointing the way,
  their path leads further down

Young minds abandoned, thoughts astray,
  pontificates espouse

Academia buries the truth
  then wears it like a crown

Claiming it only for itself,
  its charlatans abound

Attacking all others points of view
  with ink to cut and maim

Touting themselves, they flounder and drift
  —a victim of their game

(Villanova Pennsylvania: 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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