Kurt Philip Behm

Harlot Of Love - Poem by Kurt Philip Behm

He asked her why she acted so,
her answer was "Why not"

He asked her why her mood was vile,
she said "That's all I've got"

He asked her then about their love,
gone missing and in doubt

She answered back while looking down,
a whisper not a shout…

"I loved you once, I loved you twice,
but then my heart went still

"I saw you change, your passion feigned,
your warmth a distant chill

"I gave you everything I had,
you strayed and looked for more

"Now emptiness has wed my heart,
—and loneliness your whore

(Bryn Mawr College: February,2020)

Topic(s) of this poem: love

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  • Sarah PerssonSarah Persson (2/17/2020 11:34:00 AM)

    You have an amazing way with words. A tragic but beautiful poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 17, 2020

Poem Edited: Monday, February 17, 2020

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