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My Indulgent Refrain



The better the words
formed

The meaner they
became

‘free and alive
and stirred from the bottom

‘hidden and denied
in moments of pain’

Taking on new life
they glare and they scowl

Staring back from the mirror
—my indulgent refrain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on July 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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