Breaking Dawn



After the finish line,
  a new starting line awaits

Where answers have deserted,
  but old questions remain

The learning curve most steep,
  as doubt invades the shadows

The light never brighter
  —than when dawn breaks through again

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2019)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on April 16, 2019

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX XX XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 265
Words 41
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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