The Many Lost



Pandering both sides against the middle,
duplicity won the day
To neither stand nor then be chased,
the coward has his way
Stealing the peace, betraying the war,
to live is then to die
The one from the many, the many now lost
—shame the binding tie

(Ronald McDonald House: June, 2021)
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Submitted by sage48 on July 03, 2021

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Scheme XAXAXBXB X
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 278
Words 52
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 1

Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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