Stillborn



Raw
Intelligence…
Like dry
Cement
Sitting unmixed
Never used
To make
Anything
Real

Raw
Intelligence…
A flashing
Neon light
To its own
Potential
Bulbs
Burning out
One at a time

Raw
Intelligence…
Its shadows
Forever littered
Along a
Lost and
Forgotten
Past tense
Alleyway

Raw
Intelligence…
Like shards of
Glass
In the maelstrom
Reflecting a story
Of what
Might
Have been

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on April 16, 2019

Modified on March 12, 2023

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Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 9, 9, 9, 9, 1

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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