Analysis of How I Know You Lie

I can see the blemishes in your eyes
The brown-ish hazel streak
I can see your dilating pupils
But most of all
I can see the way you lie to me

You don't grab me first
Just to hug me in the morning
You don't want to touch
It's kind of like
I'm the only one wanting

You don't stare at me
If i'm not looking first
But most of all
You do not grab my face
And tell me
You are in love for sure.

Scheme xxxAb cdxxd bcAxbx
Poetic Form
Metre 1110100011 011101 1111110 1111 111011111 11111 11110010 11111 1111 1010110 11111 111101 1111 111111 011 110111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 390
Words 88
Sentences 1
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 5, 5, 6
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 18
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 98
Words per stanza (avg) 29

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Inspired by the uninspired

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Submitted by Sproutheadedhurt on April 25, 2022

Modified by Sproutheadedhurt on April 26, 2022

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