Magna Carta



You once gave to me something,
you now want to take back

But its cord is umbilical,
my soul thus attached

The title to the future
in invisible ink

Bleeding free your reluctance
—inextricably linked

(Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on August 16, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Characters 230
Words 39
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 1

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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