Legacy Still Unheard



From deep in the shadows of Tin Pan Alley,
 the Sage called out my name

With a voice that haunted and eyes concealed,
  he made his only claim

                               Saying…

“Abuse yourself if you must My Son,
  but you are never to mistreat your words

Untainted they connect your feelings and thoughts,
 —your true legacy still unheard”

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2017)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 06, 2017

Modified on March 10, 2023

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Scheme XA XA XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 384
Words 60
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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