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The Hangman's Noose



As time unweaves,
its mask deceives
—to hide a bigger truth

The past and future
threaded strands
—to braid the hangman’s noose

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2018)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 18, 2018

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Characters 172
Words 26
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 1

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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