Angel In Waiting



What stirs within the buried heart,
what lies beneath the whim

What Seraphim have yet to pray,
 what sinners yet to sin

What hides within those thoughts that stray,
what leaf remains unturned

What stirs within the buried heart,
what voice unclaimed—unheard


(Dreamsleep: December, 2021)
‘Tribute To Thomas Wolfe’
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Submitted by sage48 on December 08, 2021

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Scheme Ax bx bx Ax xx
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 324
Words 59
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

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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