Analysis of Climbing the stars

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



I couldn't reach the stars in your eyes
But you held out your hand and said your goodbyes
As you made your way up through heavenly skies, one diamond at a time shon brighter than a mine
You were lost from our view like a balloon rising high, soon above gravity,
Where I let out this sigh


Scheme AABCD
Poetic Form
Metre 110101011 1111110111 11111111001110101110101 10111011001101101100 111111
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 288
Words 58
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5
Lines Amount 5
Letters per line (avg) 45
Words per line (avg) 11
Letters per stanza (avg) 227
Words per stanza (avg) 57
Font size:
 

Written on September 10, 2022

Submitted by HeatherLydiaThornhill on September 10, 2022

Modified on March 28, 2023

17 sec read
8

Heather Lydia Thornhill

Moods and mindsets poetry. Published. Book in progress: Don't talk rot. more…

All Heather Lydia Thornhill poems | Heather Lydia Thornhill Books

25 fans

Discuss this Heather Lydia Thornhill poem analysis with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem analysis to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Climbing the stars" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 18 Apr. 2024. <https://www.poetry.com/poem-analysis/137354/climbing-the-stars>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    More poems by

    Heather Lydia Thornhill

    »

    April 2024

    Poetry Contest

    Join our monthly contest for an opportunity to win cash prizes and attain global acclaim for your talent.
    12
    days
    13
    hours
    48
    minutes

    Special Program

    Earn Rewards!

    Unlock exciting rewards such as a free mug and free contest pass by commenting on fellow members' poems today!

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    In the Edward Lear poem, which instrument does the Owl play while serenading the Pussy Cat?
    A A violin
    B A guitar
    C A banjo
    D A mandolin