Deified And Reified



It's not "true" until it's claimed
and then it's reified
It's not "who" until it's named
and then it's deified

It's not "might" until it's moved
and then it's reified
It's not "right" until it's proved
and then it's deified

It's not "cheer" until it's used
and then it's reified
It's not "clear" until it's mused
and then it's deified

It's not "guilt" until it's known
and then it's reified
It's not "built" until it's shown
and then it's deified

It's not "past" until it's fenced
and then it's reified
It's not "vast" until it's sensed
and then it's deified

It's not "just" until it's pleased
and then it's reified
It's not "trust" until it's seized
and then it's deified
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Scheme aAaB cAcB dAdB eAeB fAfB gAgB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 649
Words 120
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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