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To C. West

Standing redundant
in an echoing wind,
renewing your vanity
with deference to all

At home on the fringes
where truth is an orphan,
you line up your enemies
canons shot at the wall

A general of
a malingering army,
whose entitled thinkers
lay truth in the grave

The devil is calling
his pulpit awaits you,
the olive branch hollow
—your memory enslaved

(Saint David’s Pennsylvania: November, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 09, 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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