Preying Within



Detached from my consciousness,
the monster attacked

Feasting first on my memory,
the front then the back

Now living inside me,
all day turns to night

Connection—rejection,
devouring the light

(Radnor Pennsylvania: November, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on November 03, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XX AX AB XB X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 224
Words 34
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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