Analysis of Out Of Greens!!

Christopher McKay 1989 (California)

Out of greens!
Out of greens!
What do you mean-
out of greens?!
Could it be?
Don't you see?
Doesn't it seem-
We're out of greens?!
Out of greens!
Out of greens!
What do you mean-
Out of greens?!
This must be some kind of Scheme?
No it's not, you see you see!
As you know, we're out of greens!

Scheme AABAccdaAABAdca
Poetic Form Tetractys  (60%)
Metre 111 111 1111 111 111 111 1011 1111 111 111 1111 111 1111111 1111111 1111111
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 297
Words 71
Sentences 12
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 15
Lines Amount 15
Letters per line (avg) 14
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 208
Words per stanza (avg) 60

About this poem

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Written on March 12, 2020

Submitted by mckayc1989 on December 06, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

22 sec read

Christopher McKay

Read, travel, write, avidly watch Anthony Bourdain, and routinely enjoy face skin care. more…

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