Half Life



Laboring in obscurity,
years behind the mask

Wandering through the shadows,
questions poorly asked

Looking for one reason,
to leave the past behind

Echo’s howling endlessly
—prophecy reminds

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

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AX XX XX AX X
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Characters 227
Words 32
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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