Kurt Philip Behm

And She, My Breath Becomes

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 …

The Muse continues to punish me,
whenever I write prose

Her slaps severe with pain heartfelt,
—no fury 'hell hath known'

She sentences me to endless nights,
and days when words won't come

Until I succumb to writing verse,
—and she, my breath becomes

(The Court at KOP: February, 2016)

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