Recording Our Folly



What is the human  
perception of time

If measurement stops
and clocks will not chime

Seconds to minutes,
minutes to hours

Pendulum still
—Big Ben disempowered

(Dreamsleep: February, 2021)
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Submitted by sage48 on February 15, 2021

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Scheme XA XA XX XX X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 183
Words 29
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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