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The Last Barrel



Like wine,
these older days
are vintage

Aging,
as each days number
declines

Ripe
in the tannin
of what remains

Rich
in the sweetness
of time now past

The vines
to wither
—in memory lost

(The New Room: May, 2021)
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Submitted by sage48 on May 27, 2021

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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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