Kurt Philip Behm
Joined: Mar 2015

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Kurt Philip Behm   Master Editor

Lifelong writer with 12 books published ( three poetry). I wrote my first serious poem in 1971. Website: kurtphilipbehm.com

Submitted Poems 3,499 total

A Blinding Refrain

Tuning letters like strings
the words are reformed
The rhyme and the meter
the rhythm reborn

Each vowel and each consonant
together in line
No commas or periods
to block or confine

The meaning inherent
and left unexplained
restated...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
7 hours ago

The Fury Of Rage

I deleted another poem tonight
and the Muse raged into fury
“You never asked for my permission” she said,
as her voice thundered deeply inside
“You’ll pay for this in sleepless hours
and nights when dreams are truant…”
Her promises kept, my...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
8 hours ago

Dipping My Pen

Staring defiant
into the blind eye of fate
the winds of circumstance
early not late

Staring back angry
its other eye blinked
as clouds blew misfortune
too close to the brink

I reached for my inkwell
I dipped in my pen
my final last...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago

A Deaf Refrain

How do you play a melody
deep inside the words
to sing each letter off the page
and free them like a bird

How do you write the lyrics
to a mute and silent song
that lives inside the spaces
where true music’s never gone

How do you play a...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago

Walkin After Midnight

When death sent out its calling card
the heavens came in view
Psalms to reach the Angel’s ears
one voice had broken through
Grace within her every word
each feeling soul infused
Patsy singing from above
—to bless the chosen few

...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago

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Thanks Doughlas. Much appreciated.

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And it looks like you''re blind.

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