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Her Bones Had No Marrow
Her bones had no marrow. Her veins had no blood.
Her core had no barrow. Her fall had no thud.
Her flesh had no cover. Her lips had no kiss.
Her arms had no lover. Her path had no miss.
Her mind had no reason. Her heart had no feed.
Her wit had no season. Her plan had no deed.
Her step had no rhythm. Her feet had no dance.
Her hips had no fission. Her move had no chance.
Her ship had no harbor. Her sails had no wind.
Her land had no borders. Her chart had no end.
Her life had no purpose. Her aim had no goal.
Her hope had no surplus. Her style had no role.
Her ghost had no shadow. Her soul had no skin.
Her wall had no window. Her sound had no din.
Submitted on February 05, 2010
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|Scheme||AA BB CC DD XX EE FF|
|Closest metre||Iambic hexameter|
|Stanza Lengths||2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2|
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