Last Canary



Dying in the coal mine ...
 a Poet saw it first
His warning prescient
prenotion strong
To those who listen
to those who hear
The end beginning
— all swans in song

(The New Room: June, 2024)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on June 17, 2024

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Scheme XXXAXXXA X
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 193
Words 38
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 1

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