Rhyme, Rhythm & Song

Rhyme…
 the alcohol in your cocktail
 the octane in your gas
 the connection in the words you speak
 fraternal sounds that last

Rhythm…
  the tempo of your heartbeat
  the joy that slows you down
  the shuffle in the words you speak
  that dance among the crowd

Song…
  the phrase that carries upward
  the music so inspired
  the love it brings that heaven sings
  —as Angels join your choir

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on May 15, 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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