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Hard Won



We can all think
differently

While instantaneously feeling
the same

We can politically straddle the
great divide

While below loving the canyons
and plains

We can put all prejudice and
opinion aside

When the outcome is cast
zero-sum

And in those moments our greatness
calls loudest and true

With the blood of a freedom
—hard won

(Grantham New Hampshire: March, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 18, 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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