Tone Death



Waiting for the music,
naked and alone
the words become orphans,
unsung and unknown

The letters in limbo,
each phrase nether blown
with melody absent
—the magic disowned

(Rosemont College: December, 2021)
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Submitted by sage48 on December 09, 2021

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Scheme XAXA XAXX X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 209
Words 37
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 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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