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The Cloak Of Forgiveness



With death on the floor,
he tried to hang up his salvation

But the coat hook to eternity
was full

The closet door to redemption,
now locked from the inside

The cloak of forgiveness,
—for someone else to wear

(Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 21, 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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