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Heaven Waits (Blues Poem #15)

Counting spaces between the notes,
  the music came alive

The melody deepened, the band on fire,
  all bees have left the hive

Breathing in one fast refrain,
  my lungs too full to stop

An Angel melts his pearl baton,
  the Sirens blazing hot

New sounds created, harp destroyed,
  the clouds all push apart

As heaven waits for one last riff,
 —to claim my beating heart

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 14, 2018

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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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