Kurt Philip Behm

A Seven-Year Love

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 …

Wanting you,
knowing I couldn’t have you
I called the devil my friend
as he surrendered the key
The lock to your heart reopening,
the hourglass turned over
In the flames of December
—running back to you

(Houserville Pennsylvania: December, 1971)

© Poetry.com