Beyond The Nearest Star



Who speaks to you sincerely,
  who calls your name out loud

Who plates your image clearly,
  and picks you from the crowd

Who tends your words forespoken,
  as you wander near and far

Who waits for you rewoken,
—just beyond the nearest star

(Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2017)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on January 29, 2017

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AB AB CD CD A
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 274
Words 47
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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