Kurt Philip Behm

In Search Of My Own

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 …

I traveled from Essex
  to the kingdom of Wales
  in search of a family tree

And passing a cobbler
  I then was reminded
  what these shoes really mean to me

I’ve walked and I’ve walked
  and I’ve searched and I’ve searched,
  for a name more than mine on loan

And through leather worn thin
  these sparse clothes that I’m in
  will walk to China in search of my own

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)

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