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From Heaven Bought

A prisoner of devotion,
a Saint indentured pure

The light now holds him captive,
on knees bent to the floor

His silence for a jailer,
  his sentence now unlocked

With handcuffs loose and falling
—their key from heaven bought

(Las Vegas Nevada: January, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 23, 2017

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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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