The Best Thing



To believe or deny,
enlightenment dares
Our lack of acceptance,
a three-legged chair

We feel it and breathe it,
and live it for sure
As minds are left gasping
at something so pure

At this very point
rejection sets in
Our spirit’s attacked,
the reasoning thin

Century upon century
will come and will go
But what can’t be explained
—the best thing to know

(Rosemont Pennsylvania: December, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on December 08, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XXXX XAXA XBXB XCXC X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 383
Words 68
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 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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