Analysis of Passwords

David Granteer 1937 (Montana)

The Devil has gone modern, you know
No more brimstone to cause us woe
He torments us now with passwords
I won't forget my name spelled backwards

Scheme AABB
Poetic Form Balliol rhyme 
Metre 010111011 11101111 111111 110111110
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 144
Words 27
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4
Lines Amount 4
Letters per line (avg) 29
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 116
Words per stanza (avg) 27

About this poem

I have been a computer engineer for 50+ years. Now that my memory is getting worse I fight the password problem every day. PS What happened to Quatrain?

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Written on June 14, 2022

Submitted by davidg.37672 on June 14, 2022

Modified by davidg.37672 on June 14, 2022

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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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