Last Domino



To change one word and rock the world,
   a verse now dancing free

Its weight unmeasured, breadth untold,
  whose key unlocks the dream

The bottle open, the genie gone,
  last domino to fall

One word pulled out, or inserted in
  —new meaning to enthrall

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on February 24, 2019

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XA XX XB XB A
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 288
Words 48
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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