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Dilettalia

You dip your toe into poetry’s waters,
but never seem to get wet

Pretense showing, your measure unknowing,
the surface as good as it gets

Into the depths where fear leaves a shadow,
you stare with eyes conjoined

The moment upon you, time has been stopped,
to dive—your soul purloined

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on September 14, 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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