Truth Turning Black

To pierce through the surface,
none sharper than words

A vowel like a razor,
to shave undeterred

Each letter a saber,
that strikes to the heart

All phrases an arrow,
your will to impart

Once spoken, each edge
is eternally honed

To cut through deception,
and carve into bone

The blood trail that follows,
all sages can track

Incisive, unsutured
—the truth turning black

(Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania: January, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 07, 2020

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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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