Kurt Philip Behm

The Contradiction Rhymed

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 …






Playing cards at
  29
 
I bet the man with
  my last dime
 
He set the clock
  he kept the time
 
The table swung
  the voices climbed
 
All chips transparent
  a pot sublime
 
A last wager made,
  —the contradiction rhymed
 
(Villanova Pennsylvania: December, 2015)

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