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One Look



You mortgage the future
  with the currency of time

To buy out your fate
  with more meter and rhyme

But one look through the darkness
  past devil and saint

Explodes your true oneness
  —the moment ordained

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 20, 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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