Analysis of Hexed



Born under a bad sign,
verses time recalled
harder luck and trouble,
 moments trapped and stalled

Born under a bad sign,
rock of ages sold
answers stay unquestioned,
bells no longer toll

Born under a bad sign,
darkness settles in
rumors take the place of truth,
wages buying sin

Born under a bad sign,
desperate to belong
days belay what lies conscript,
wordless—heartless—gone

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2022)


Scheme Abxb Axxx Acxc Axxx x
Poetic Form
Metre 110011 10101 101010 10101 110011 11101 101010 11101 110011 10100 1010111 10101 110011 10101 11111 10101 0100101
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 424
Words 79
Sentences 1
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 1
Lines Amount 17
Letters per line (avg) 20
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 67
Words per stanza (avg) 13
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 21, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Kurt Philip Behm

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