Brush Strokes & Margins

I can’t draw,

but I paint


I still sin,

but a saint


I talk best

when I’m mute


All I’ve lost

in pursuit


I begin

at the middle


And end

at the start


To give back

to the silence


This thing

—we call art


(The New Room: March, 2021)

Copyright 2021 Kurt Philip Behm

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