Analysis of Lazy Mexicans

David Granteer 1937 (Montana)



Some people say Mexicans are lazy
The reasons for that are quite hazy
Wash your windshield, Gringo?
That's how it always goes
While mama sells trinkets on the street.


Scheme AABCD
Poetic Form Tetractys  (40%)
Cinquain  (20%)
Metre 1101100110 010111110 11110 11111 110110101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 166
Words 30
Sentences 2
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5
Lines Amount 5
Letters per line (avg) 27
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 134
Words per stanza (avg) 29

About this poem

I want to correct a misconception that people have about Mexicans in general.

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Written on June 07, 2022

Submitted by davidg.37672 on June 09, 2022

Modified on March 23, 2023

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David Granteer

The website shows me as "davidg20663". This is the identity I was assigned when I joined. The stuff (including poems) under this identity was submitted before I joined the website. I was born in Montana and grew up in Portland, OR. I went to a technical high school, Benson, and worked on the radio station there, KBPS. I was in the Navy Reserves and spent my active duty in Washington, DC I have a BS in physics and an MSEE I am a life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers I was granted two patents I have been married nine times The name of my present wife is Carol We have a combined family of six children I list my religion as Zen Buddhism more…

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