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Wishes Overflow

I captain the words to suit my mood
  to curse or then to pray

And document those things I feel
  to others then to say

I choose each verb and noun with care
  and place them side by side

Reminding all of what we share
  those knots we must untie

I move the future to the past
  the present to the front

As what most lingers, then to last
  the handle to the pump

Juxtaposing based on need
  the lines as rivers go

Where currents cast my dreams adrift
  —and wishes overflow

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 03, 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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