Analysis of Beyond



Love's aftermath! I think the time is now
That we must gather in, alone, apart
The saddest crop of all the crops that grow,
Love's aftermath.
Ah, sweet,--sweet yesterday, the tears that start
Can not put back the dial; this is, I trow,
Our harvesting! Thy kisses chill my heart,
Our lips are cold; averted eyes avow
The twilight of poor love: we can but part,
Dumbly and sadly, reaping as we sow,
Love's aftermath.


Scheme abcDbcbabaD
Poetic Form
Metre 110110111 1111000101 0101110111 110 111100111 11110101111 10100110111 10111010101 011111111 101010111 110
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 422
Words 78
Sentences 5
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 11
Lines Amount 11
Letters per line (avg) 29
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 316
Words per stanza (avg) 75
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Ernest Christopher Dowson

Ernest Christopher Dowson was born in 1867 at Lea in Kent England he was an English poet novelist and writer of short stories associated with the Decadent movement Most of his life was spent in France more…

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