To Ignite And Amaze

Can you purchase tomorrow,
  with yesterday’s wage

Can you eliminate sorrow,
  still carrying your rage

Can you call out the answer,
  with the question at bay

Can you set a reminder,
  while forgetting your way

Can this moment unchosen,
  be the instant that lasts

Can a heart still unbroken,
  survive memories past

Can the choices you’ve made,
  set the world all ablaze

Can you harness the fire
  —to ignite and amaze

(Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 12, 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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