The Most Convenient Truth



Where you stand tomorrow,
based on where you sit today

Your principles determined
 by what you get

The ground below you moving,
feet shuffling back and forth

Saying this and saying that
—remembering to forget

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 03, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XX XA XX XA X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 241
Words 39
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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