Analysis of Forlorn Pope



Forlorn Hope
Of a Forlorn Pope
He’s lost his hat
The silly old prat

Old John Paul
Is against the wall
These things come in threes
And his lost his fucking keyes

The Swiss guard
Are all rock hard
For the forlorn hope
Of the forlorn pope


Scheme AABB CCDD EEAA
Poetic Form Quatrain 
Metre 011 10011 1111 01011 111 10101 11101 0111101 011 1111 10011 10011
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 246
Words 56
Sentences 1
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4
Lines Amount 12
Letters per line (avg) 16
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 63
Words per stanza (avg) 16

About this poem

it's about a pope who's a bit sad

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Submitted on November 25, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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