Across The Fence .... (+2)

Kurt Philip Behm

The writer always

wants to sing

And the singer

wants to paint

The painter fancies  

he could dance

To the dancer

songs conflate


The greenest grass

it seldom grows

Where you now

make your bed

As wishes stray

and hopes betray

What might have been



(Dreamsleep: June, 2023)


From my new novel, 'Approaching Storm'


The winds of war have called again

courage summoned—to befriend

Through evil darkness blowing strong

we face the threatened coming dawn



Magic Reclaimed


The power of one word

a sentence to shame

Whose meaning suborted

and magic reclaimed


Only one syllable

quiets the storm

Where poets can dream

—in beauty reborn


(The New Room: June 9, 2023)



  • Author: Kurt Philip Behm (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 9th, 2023 09:07
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • User favorite of this poem: Laura🌻.


  • Laura🌻

    Dear Kurt,

    “What might have been”…
    If only…

    I’m so happy you’re writing your next novel. I’m looking forward to read more about my favorite characters’ next ventures.


    • Kurt Philip Behm

      I'll send you one when it's published hopefully this summer.


      • Laura🌻

        Your generosity has brightened my day.
        I will be looking forward to your gift! 🙏🏻🤗

      • hotidris

        Wonderful poem about your new novel, 'Abandoned Storm.'

      • Kurt Philip Behm

        Thanks Man

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