Kurt Philip Behm


Love Without Pain - Poem by Kurt Philip Behm

Can you paint without color,
can you think without language

Can you dance without music
—can you love without pain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March,2015)

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about Love Without Pain by Kurt Philip Behm

  • Seamus O Brian (2/28/2018 11:50:00 AM)

    Love the pairing of the concrete with the abstract. Invites to contemplate the deeper aspect of your thought before the final question is posed. We begin the processing of the analogy by being forced to confront concepts of language and color, concepts that have much deeper layers than the ones with which we deal on an everyday basis. And suddenly, we must also confront in such deeper fashion the painful truth of love. Excellent. (Report)Reply

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  • Nudershada Cabanes (2/28/2018 11:05:00 AM)

    You have post a thought provoking question in your poem. Can love be without pain? Pain is part of loving it comes along with love. (Report)Reply

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  • Rini Shibu (2/28/2018 10:51:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem Mr. Kurt..No pain no gain (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018



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