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The Formless Question

Is beauty connected,
  or to a vacuum condemned

Is truth then required,
  for it to enter within

Can beauty be measured,
  by the heart or the mind

Can it chase, or displace, or replace
  what it finds

If beauty is truth,
  let all reason be shown

Why judgment and logic,
  to our hearts stay unknown

As semantics untangle,
  and the linguists all kneel

The question stays formless
  —to astound and congeal

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