Pick Your Poison



Booze—Broads—The Bible,
  which poison will you claim

The one that numbs, the one that thrills
   —the one your soul to shame

‘Captain Tony’s, Key West: June, 1971’
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on June 03, 2019

Modified on March 05, 2023

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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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