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Behind The Veil

Much of the time we’re faking it,
the airs we put on most false

Impressions made and set in jade,
green onions the main course

Our friends change out with stature,
as silver turns to gold

An alchemist’s dream, the grandest scheme
—our hearts once warm left cold

(King Of Prussia Pennsylvania: January, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 15, 2020

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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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