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They've Stolen Your Song



What can it mean to a new generation,
when lessons in history
—fail to inspire


What can it mean to a new generation,
when watered down values
—keep dousing the fire

What can it mean to a new generation,
as men hunt each other

—their food sources gone

What can it mean to a new generation,
when the lyrics are distant
—and they’ve stolen your song

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2014)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on July 09, 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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