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Try To Be Smart



Stop trying to be clever,
and try to be smart

The coyote said
to the fox

The hunters are coming,
the bounty’s been offered

Their traps are all baited
and boxed

Stop trying to be clever,
and try to be smart

The coyote to the fox
said again

There’s a reason your fur
is always in season

And mine, never coated
—or skinned

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
‘For My Grandchildren’
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 07, 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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