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What Souls Hope To Find



An abundance of denial…
your mind turns away
What spirit embraces,
wealth hides and delays

“The dignity of the old man
in worn tattered clothes
Frayed pants covering high
button shoes, but not toes

“He wanders among us
just over the line
As eyes fail to see
what souls hope to find”

An elegance to rival
your white tie and tails
Where life now stripped free
of false richness—prevails

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 19, 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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