Minus Thine



Hanging like a scapular,
your memory haunts my dreams

You clothe my thoughts in joyous warmth,
my lonely voice to scream…

“I live inside your shadowed love,
afraid new suns will shine

“The darkness my heart yearns to keep,
 all new light—minus thine”

(Dreamsleep: March, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 13, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX XX XA XA X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 278
Words 46
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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