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A Ladder Appears



Stuck on the broken landing
Of a stairway to nowhere
My mood no longer elevated
My spirit remiss of song

Looking over the railing
Into a history that I buried
A ladder appears above me
But when I step—its rungs are gone

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on May 07, 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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