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Manhood's End

  • ____________
  • Once alone
  • No ground
  • for manhood’s goal,
  • ________________
  • bound ever
  • not found
  • my other whole.
  • ____________
  • Look around.
  • Spellbound,
  • I see my soul.
  • ___________
  • There she sings
  • sound-bound
  • her music toll.
  • ___________
  • Not with voice
  • all-round
  • she makes her stroll.
  • ________________
  • Tapping here
  • Tone-browned
  • her title role.
  • _________
  • Bowing there
  • string-wound
  • no longer sole
  • ___________
  • Treat like jam
  • I expound
  • my honey whole.
  • _____________
  • When sad comes
  • it confounds
  • beyond control.
  • ____________
  • mind and soul
  • For manhood’s goal
  • My other whole
  • Her music role
  • No longer sole
  • No life without her.

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© 2014 by Kirk A. Shellko a.k.a. Lucian Whyte