Analysis of Eros
On a Tuesday night she called, was away with the fairies
She said Hi, I'm Eliana, I come from Buenos Aires
Would you care to meet up tomorrow night?
I'm based in Paddington and I've just had a fight
Do you know the fountain? We could meet up there
Oh you mean Eros, close to Leicester Square
Our eyes did they meet, a cliché at first sight
A face thats so round, so mellow, so light
We talked in the cafe, our gaze never swaying
Two coffees please and each of us is paying
She wanted much more, than I could provide
A suggestion of love, on the train we could ride
That night in question, at Welling (New Jersey)
Emotion flowed out, like water from the Mersey
You would never have thought, we'd become lovers
No one else knows, not even our mothers
|Scheme||AA BB CC BB DD EE XA FF|
|Metre||10101111011010 111111111010 111111011 110100011101 11101011111 1111011101 10111101111 0111111011 1100011011010 11010111110 1101111101 001011101111 11010110110 01011110101 11101110110 11111101010|
|Closest metre||Iambic hexameter|
|Stanza Lengths||2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2|
|Letters per line (avg)||36|
|Words per line (avg)||9|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||73|
|Words per stanza (avg)||18|
About this poem
I wrote this poem in 2018 not long after meeting an ex-girlfriend of mine who was Argentinian. We first met on Tinder and met in London a day later by the Eros statue in Piccadilly Circus. I can't go into full detail on what some of the words mean, but I'll let the reader work it out for themselves.
Written on May 07, 2018
Submitted by ryanc.68746 on June 24, 2021
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