Stepping Out Of The Grave



You have to be immortal
to placate the gods

Time reaffirming
all memory of

Creation, destruction,
eternity looms

For those who believe
—appeasement exhumes

(Calvary Cemetery: October, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on November 01, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XX XX XA XA X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 184
Words 28
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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