The Way Back

‘You’ll never step in the same river twice,’
the future now the past

Motion the only constancy,
beyond all time to last

You will never see the mountain,
by staring in its face

Perspective shorn and vision torn,
its image out of place

You’ll never look into your soul,
while outside glancing in

Its essence what you’re running from
—whose gateway leads to Him

(The Book Of Prayers: September, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on September 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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