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Watching The Calendar Turn



Fighting my memory,
I watched the calendar turn

Flashes of my grandfather


Racing through my mind
Age wasn’t supposed to be like this
Or then…maybe it was

Darkness

Followed by darkness
Then more darkness again

Where is the light


Hours of larceny

Time being stolen
Waiting, waiting


Fighting with my
Memory,
—watching the calendar turn

(Villanova Pennsylvania: November, 2013)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on July 06, 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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