Post Mortem



-Only a Poet-
is envious of the dead

(Amtrak R5: June, 2021)

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Submitted by sage48 on June 12, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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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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  • Soulwriter
    Relate.
    LikeReply2 years ago
    • sage48
      Thanks for reading.
      LikeReply 12 years ago
  • baby_p
    Really!
    LikeReply2 years ago

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