Kurt Philip Behm



As warlord of the ticking count…
  time marches uncontested

Avoiding every scrutiny,
  defending every lie

All seasons caught within its grasp,
  each day a slave in training

Order becoming disorder again
  —complexity denied

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2019)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on May 19, 2019

Modified on March 10, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX XX XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 257
Words 37
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 1

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