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One letter that follows,
if added will deem

To separate the real
from what’s referenced or schemed

“Honor from honors,
Love from loves

“Truth from truth’s,
and Self from selves

“God from gods,
Time from times

“Vision from visions,
and Life from lives”

The singular, the plural
what is, what is not

One small trailing letter
—true meaning leaves off

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 31, 2019

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Scheme XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 408
Words 64
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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