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To My Son, Trystan

You no longer need any help from me,
  your path is free and clear

The mantle handed off, baton passed,
  my position in the rear

You don’t really need to ask my advice,
  but I’m thrilled each time you do

You’ve gone far beyond the trail I marked,
  to me—nothing left to prove

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 04, 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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