Righteousness



The old Hispanic woman
talking to her partner on his death bed
who was a marine in the Viet Nam war
whose name was Jim Kline.
He talked to his wife every day.
They had four kids.
One died, a boy, tragically in an auto accident but they had a beautiful family.  
The survivor is a boy and two girls.
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Written on March 05, 2023

Submitted on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEFGH
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 299
Words 64
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8

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