Kurt Philip Behm

My Real Father

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 …

Remembering my Grandfather
  forgetting my Dad

Wanting to be near him
  paternal influence bad

He loved without question,
  his smile blocked the sun

And without his embracing
  —my life on the run

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016)

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