The Devil's Luck

You can’t step into the same river twice,
  and have the water be the same

You can’t throw wishes into the wind,
  and recall them time unclaimed

You can’t put a baby back in the womb,
  once the cord of life has been cut

And you can’t change a lie into the truth,
  your intention—the devil’s good luck

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 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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