Equal



If you wish to be equal
your aim is rather low.
Ideality's the sequel for elevated show.
If you wish to be equal
your direction is plain.
Extraordinaire's the sequel for superior gain.
If you wish to be equal
your hopes are commonplace.
Visionary's the sequel for escalated pace.
If you wish to be equal
your lemming instincts sway.
Autonomy's the sequel for independent play.
If you wish to be equal
your presence fades to ghost.
Identity's the sequel for celebrated host.
If you wish to be equal
your plans are archaic.
Nonpareil's the sequel for modern mosaic.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AbbAccAddAeeAffAgg
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 546
Words 98
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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