Down, Down, Down...



The commonest denominator,
stepping toward the throne

His minions with their blindfolds on,
about to be disowned

The commonest denominator,
laughing at their pain

Another lie, stick in the eye
—a life of greed and shame

(Dreamsleep: October, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on October 15, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme Ax xx Ax xx a
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
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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  • Quaid -Uz -Zaman
    Quaid -Uz -Zaman
    A nice poem indeed!
    LikeReply3 years ago

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