Discovery in the Mist

Leonard Wilson 1948 (Washington state)



Discovery's accidental
No experts need apply
If you don't dare to ask it
you'll never know the "why"

New knowledge needs discovery
Discovery comes with risk
What's known is but recovery

So venture in the mist!

About this poem

Fresh knowledge is attained by a brazen few

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Written on March 11, 2023

Submitted by lenadrwilson on March 11, 2023

Modified on March 11, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXA BXB X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 213
Words 40
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 1

Leonard Wilson

I used to write songs for a rock band in California. I write poems, lyrics, opinion And noir crime stories set in the 40s, 30s and 20s. more…

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