Analysis of The Compass



Angels from Light,
Satan from Flame,
Man from Dust,
Unto dust he ends!
Light has no pith,
No marrow in Fire,
Dust has a core;
Hot, cool and pure.
Many a Dimensions,
Thoughts and hues,
Passions and Emotions,
Only dust has it all.
No Origin or end,
'Soul', we call the Compass


Scheme ABCDEFGHIJIKLM
Poetic Form
Metre 1011 1011 111 10111 1111 110010 1101 1101 100010 101 100010 101111 110011 111010
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 274
Words 65
Sentences 4
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14
Lines Amount 14
Letters per line (avg) 15
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 206
Words per stanza (avg) 52

About this poem

a short poetic travers over the dampened turf of cosmic realities.

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Submitted by icehousearabia on July 24, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Tajudeen Shah

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