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Falling Leaves



Falling leaves mark the beginning
of natures fast . . .
Winter is coming

Hear her Icy bell blowing distance
through your memory,
as trees half naked
spot the ground with clearer vision

“Oh alas, the winds of autumn run
captive through my soul,
And place the stones in order
spring doth disavow

Whose cold reprieve an answer grants
in frosted shortened light,
To spread new life upon this breast,
— and natures womb”

(Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 1977)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 13, 2016

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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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