Kurt Philip Behm

Deep Within (+1)

Deep within the ashes,

a last ember burned alone

 

A final spark to light the torch,

to guide your spirit home

 

Deep within the ashes,

a last beacon in the fight

 

Refusing to let the darkness take

—your vestige into night

 

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

 

 

The Eagles Eye

 

Like a telescope in focus,

the words get sharp and clear

 

And magnify within the thought,

a feeling oh so dear

 

Each letter worth a hundred times,

what yesterday did know

 

New verse now burning laser bright,

—eternal in its glow

 

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)

Comments4

  • FredPeyer

    There are very few poems that take away my words. This one did. I am blown away and all I can do is make it a favorite. I also printed it out to put on my wall so I can read it over and over again. Nuff said!

  • Seeker

    Ample reason to never give up, never give up that ship. Beautiful Kurt!

  • Laura

    There’s comfort in
    knowing that there’s
    always that last spark
    within us! Beautifully
    expressed, Kurt! Thank
    you for sharing!
    ~Laura~

  • Christina8

    Simply magnificent!

    • Kurt Philip Behm

      Thanks so much, Christina.

      Much appreciated!

      Kurt



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