The Lost Pen



Consumed within my writing,
  devoured in the verse

A sacrificial empty draft,
  waiting for the hearse

Buried just below the line,
  a dead unwritten verb

A victim of tomorrow,
—whose pen has lost its nerve

(Villanova Pennsylvania: January, 2017)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on January 31, 2017

Modified by KurtPhilipBehm on July 04, 2019

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XA XA XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 241
Words 39
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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