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My Destiny Within

I bent my will into the wind,
a final last rebuttal

And felt it rage against my soul,
in anger that was total

I pressed again, and then again,
and waited for an answer

It blew back hard, and harder still,
its force a rabid dancer

One last time I pushed it back,
its vortex caving in

Whose fury split in breezes tamed
—my destiny within

(Dreamsleep: January, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on January 19, 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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