Wanting Only To Rhyme

Before I could return to writing prose,
  the Muse kidnapped my pen by decree

Most days fully structured and measured on end,
  but tonight
  —words yearned to be free

Each story cerebral, its words to describe,
  new plots marching forward in time

With fables inscribed for others, not I,
  my true voice
  —wanting only to rhyme

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 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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