Analysis of My Island Home



In fresh mornings I greet you. My island home.

Surrounded by a shawl of turquoise.

Crowned by the most majestic of mountains.

Your waves caress my feet like the touch of an old friend.

Your balmy breeze fills my senses.

Olive trees in the evening, with a jasmine kiss...

The smell of home.


Scheme A X X X X X A
Poetic Form
Metre 01101111101 010101110 1101010110 1101111011111 11011110 101001010101 0111
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 300
Words 70
Sentences 8
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
Lines Amount 7
Letters per line (avg) 32
Words per line (avg) 8
Letters per stanza (avg) 32
Words per stanza (avg) 8

About this poem

A homage to the Ionian Islands of Greece.

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Written on January 20, 2011

Submitted by MeltyCat on October 10, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Rachel Warwick

Rachel Warwick is an English poet whose works include the ward winning 'My Skies', 'Vision of Creation', 'My Falling Star' and Others. more…

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