Father To The Man

I grew up

having never become an adult,

the years to now betray

My body infirm,

my vision impaired,

my hair has turned to gray


I grew old

while living within myself,

false promises to none

Retuning to boyhood

each night in my dreams,

my age still zero-sum


(The New Room: March, 2021)


Copyright 2021 Kurt Philip Behm

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