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Lifelong writer with 15 books published ( three poetry). I wrote my first serious poem in 1971. Website: kurtphilipbehm.com

  March 2015     11 hours ago

Submitted Poems 4,364 total

Cellar Magic

Like wine
deep in the racks
poems
carefully age
Each of a
vintage
a time and a place
— labeled to consume

(The Rathskeller: July, 2015)...

by Kurt Philip Behm

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Spiritual Wasteland

The righteous
may struggle
the righteous may fall
But Hell
only exists
— in a place without love

(1st Book Of Prayers: April, 2024)...

by Kurt Philip Behm

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New Pathways

Tollgates on redemption road
calling out my name

Turnstiles of a fated past ...
exiting the blame

Looking back all fares are paid
new pathways to begin

Eyes now closing, heart at rest
— salvation free within

(My Son Trystan & I —...

by Kurt Philip Behm

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The Wind Cries Mary

Jimi’s grand apology
hidden in the words
In lyrics of his soul’s lament
Mary’s name is heard

The Jacks are in their boxes
as midnight plays its chord
Music sighing whispers red
— Queen still untoward

(The New Room: April, 2024)...

by Kurt Philip Behm

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Tangerine Trees And Marmalade Skies

An enigma
wrapped in mystery
covered in secrets
risking hell
A legend
from the ages
bereft of sages
casting spells
The message
nondescriptive
in ephemera
laden tongues
Lucy in the sky
bejeweling
screaming deafness
— silence won

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by Kurt Philip Behm

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Thanks again, Alan. My son and I wrote this together.

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Don't worry about subjective ratings — follow your heart.

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Thanks

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Thanks AJ, I really sleep fine. Just a metaphor.

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Me too, Alan. Thanks

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Thanks Ronald

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Again, it's yours.

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Thanks again.

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It's your, thanks.

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Thank you.

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I may 'borrow ' Stillness Is Entropy' from you. Thanks for reading.

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Very kind, thanks again.

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Many thanks.

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Thank you.

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Thanks for reading.

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