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The Swamp

Academic eyes
Bullying lies
Feelings held hostage
Locked unopposed
Academic eyes
Mandatory ‘I’’s
Mirrored reflection
The Emperor’s clothes
Academic eyes
Robert Bly cries
The pond has been drained
Replaced with a swamp
Academic eyes
Truth rendered blind
The facts mired out
  —fantasy romps

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2014)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on October 19, 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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