The Toll



I lived inside my timeframe,
  did you live inside of yours

I lived outside my timeframe,
  did you live outside of yours

“I carried things from now till then,
  a toll I humbly paid

Across a bridge where time had stopped,
 —the truth to pass each way”

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2017)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on May 20, 2017

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AB AB XX XC C
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 286
Words 51
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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