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To Pretend

Becoming irrelevant
  at last to yourself

The choices have narrowed
  the joy seldom felt

The present redundant
  what’s left in the end

The fodder of memory
  —and you to pretend

(Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 05, 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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