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Only Heartache



She is gone…
swiftly, silently,
like the fading light

Settling into
my memory
like a thousand yesterdays

Taking what I
would never give,
leaving only heartache

Crossing love’s
forbidden line
—never to return

(Dreamsleep: May, 2022)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 02, 2022

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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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