Farther Than Near



Crossing over
  to what most would call good

My feelings inline
  my words understood

No chair or wip
  do the verses require

All teeth now removed
  in fear of your ire

Crossing over
  to what some would proclaim

The lines neatly ordered
  with nothing profane

Those tight little smiles
  they clap and they cheer

Words lost of all meaning
  —truth farther than near

(Dallas Texas: June, 2018)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on June 20, 2018

Modified on March 12, 2023

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Scheme Ab cb xa xx Ax xc xd xd c
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 380
Words 67
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 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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