Analysis of Sky Blue

Dr. T. Pinnock 1962 (Hartford, Ct)

Sky blue, sky red.
Wishing I was up there.
Not dead,
but my body renewed.

“Summer of 74”
11 years old

Scheme AXAX XX
Poetic Form
Metre 1111 101111 11 111001 101 11
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 101
Words 21
Sentences 4
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 2
Lines Amount 6
Letters per line (avg) 12
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 37
Words per stanza (avg) 11
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Submitted by dr_pinnock on July 08, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Dr. T. Pinnock

Dr. Pinnock first wrote poetry in the institution he resided in inside a classroom at 8 years old. The typewriter was old and manual with a keyguard. A keyguard is a device with an opening for each key to prevent a person lacking fine motor skills from accidentally hitting a key. Dr. Pinnock was granted permission to use the class alone. He labored there typing for hours ignoring his cerebral palsy. Dr. Pinnock grew up with his family until August of 1970. Poverty forced his parents to make him a ward of the State of Connecticut. more…

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