Unfamiliar Ground

Does loneliness strike when entering a new space,
that we choose, or is chosen for us

Is the isolation a door to where we must go,
a new portal, our spirits in flux

Is being alone the price that we pay,
breaking through, old walls to come down

Fresh voices to translate, new whispers to hear
—as we tread unfamiliar ground

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on October 13, 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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