Kurt Philip Behm

The Voice Distant

The more you wander,

the longer the road will become

 

The more you struggle,

the tighter the knot has you strung

 

The more you worry,

the darkness turns doubt into fear

 

The more you resist,

the voice distant—no longer near

 

(Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2018)

 

Comments2

  • FredPeyer

    Kurt, I do like this poem, had to make it a favorite!
    On a lighter note, it also reminded me quite a bit about sayings we have here in Hawaii:
    - Slow down, this ain't the mainland
    - Hang ten
    - If can, can, if no can, no can
    - Don't worry, be happy

  • Aislinn Wilson

    Strong implications of a spider, I feel. What an enticing piece.



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