Half-Life



For every second
the chronometer gains,
the future loses two

The light retreating
time in halves
—the moment old once new

(Dreamsleep: April, 2022)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on April 07, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXA XXA X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 151
Words 27
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 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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