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By Others Felt



Am I at all responsible,
for what occurs outside myself

Is it at all defensible,
to ignore those feelings dealt

Is my world then co-dependent,
on what happens somewhere else

Are the answers free to self-sustain,
or conjoined—by others felt

(Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania: June, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 04, 2019

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Scheme AX AB XX XB X
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 278
Words 45
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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