Emergence Sublime



Existential—transcendent,
  my words free to leave

Though rooted inside me,
  their seeds He conceived

They shape and they fashion,
  a will of their own

Each moment unfastened,
  a prison disowned

Existential—transcendent
 they come and they go

In dreams they lie dormant
  my garden to hoe

I live in the knowledge,
  past matter and time

These words my salvation
  —emergence sublime

(Dreamsleep: June, 2019)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on June 13, 2019

Modified on March 13, 2023

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Scheme Ax xx bx ax Ac ac xd bd x
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 400
Words 63
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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