Kurt Philip Behm

The True Cost

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 …

With nothing to offer
but my own confusion,
I wandered through the night

Holding you close
while letting you go,
a darker prophecy claimed the light

The end came too soon,
the beginning was dead,
all connection torn and lost

In the distance to cast
our last lot to goodbye,
redemption—the true cost

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2020)

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