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Grief Belies



A briefcase full of sorrow…
  the hiding place of tears

One trade to end all others
  excuse to lie and steal

The papers hide the story
  all documents in vain

As grief belies the glory
  —of a life that deals in pain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 15, 2019

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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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