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Escaping Into Verse



Escaping into verse,
the base of the tower rumbled
the ground beneath was shaken
with new cracks within its walls

Escaping into verse,
all towering deception crumbled
as the self-appointed jumped and fell
landing prostrate, and so small

Escaping into verse,
the mime shouted out enabled
his silent thunder, raining down
with a message now to scald

Escaping into verse,
a new steeple built and stabled
its bell now ringing a lyric toll,
--- death knell to those recalled

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 25, 2015

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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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