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"14 Perfect Lines" is an audiosonnet written and performed by Anthony J Fuchs.

The poem was posted to YouTube on 20 August 2009.


In fourteen perfect lines resides the pain
of loves long lost and loves left yet unfound;
of shattered dreams in desolation lain;
of scorching tears that surge without a sound.
In fourteen perfect lines resides the guilt
of all the worst transgressions we commit;
of anger, on shame's underpinnings built;
of failures far too painful to admit.
In fourteen perfect lines reside the fears
of facing every foul, detested fault;
of leaving no mark after all the years;
of rushing headlong into Death's cold vault.
This tragic world, like verse, reveals designs;
and these we find in fourteen perfect lines.