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Too Short To Dare

Asking life to meet half way,
  you always lag behind

The focus on the things you lack,
  not the gold you mine

All compromise and copping out,
  your table left half bare

The brass ring distant and remote,
 —your reach too short to dare

(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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