In The Nick Of Time

Kurt Philip Behm

The open West is an iron lung

 for the polio of my soul


Lifting me up and breathing in

 at once to make me whole


Wild and free, its air blows clean

 to minister my wounds


And nurse me back to perfect health

 —a second none to soon


(Durango Colorado: February, 2019)

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  • Laura🌻


    So powerful!


  • Kurt Philip Behm

    Thanks Laura. Sitting in a Flagstaff motel room (writing) waiting for my
    red-eye out of Las Vegas tonight.

    It's been a great trip. I need to do them more often.

    I met an old woman in a Santa Fe Chapel that reminded me of Ptesan-Wi.


    • Laura🌻

      I’m glad your trip has gone well!

      I, too, having been thinking about Ptesan-Wi quite a bit...ever since you told me about your book signing during your trip! I’ve reread the book twice. That makes it three reads!😊

      Have a safe flight!


      • Kurt Philip Behm

        3X... Truly honored. If she were a real character, you might be her reincarnation!

        Thanks so much


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      • psychofemale

        nicely done 🙂

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