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Hang On

Diverting his eyes from that last final hour,
denying death its due

His conscience and awareness tight in his grip,
ownership unrenewed

Both arms around life, he’s forever rejected,
blinded as time starts to bleed

Meeting the end in a loss of control
—damned by what he won’t concede

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on October 11, 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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