Analysis of Something Hard to Swallow
Karl Constantine FOLKES 1935 (Portland)
Adam’s apple stuck —
Meaty apple of discord…
Spare rib miscarriage!
|Metre||10101 1010110 11010|
|Closest metre||Iambic trimeter|
|Letters per line (avg)||18|
|Words per line (avg)||4|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||53|
|Words per stanza (avg)||11|
About this poem
How a mythological tale can become an enduring bone of contention.
Written on January 08, 2022
Submitted by karlcfolkes on January 08, 2022
Modified on March 05, 2023
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