Kurt Philip Behm

To No Avail

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 …






Is a lie in its intention,
or its desired end result

Is deception ever lessened,
if the harm is never felt

Can you skate by blame or judgment,
if your evil plans then fail

Or are you even more at fault
—when you lie to no avail

(St. Davids Pennsylvania: June, 2019)

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