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Together To Stand



The words once they’re spoken,
  notes and palettes enhanced

Not judged in reference,
  kindred spirits they dance

While music enlivens
  what phrases will say

A painting embodies
  what verses convey

And the only conflict
  is in the critic’s eye

Who sees not the harmony,
  but comparisons lie

As all art travels skyward,
  enjoined hand in hand

To the source of its power
  —together to stand

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 27, 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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