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Less Risk Of Conjecture



The deeper the pond,
the clearer the water

The older the wine,
the richer the flavor

The longer the gaze,
the sharper the picture

But the fewer the words,
—the less risk of conjecture

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 19, 2016

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XA XA XA XA X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 224
Words 38
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 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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