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Ashes Bemired



The Poet dilettante, pretty words,
—not much else

Your world falls apart, head buried,
darkness felt

Shangi-la’s luxury, your dreams
can’t afford

Rome’s pillars under siege, strong words
must accord

Through hundreds of millenia what has been
learned

“Freedom is won by blood when all cowardice
spurned”

Unwilling to fight the enemies fire
with fire

Your good intentions to burn
—your ashes bemired

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 05, 2017

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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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