Analysis of Atmosphere of Expectation

Douglas Blair 1951 (London)



Junior knows that
Dad will soon be home
Business trip to
Yankee City fame.
He’ll get to catch one game
A glove and cap from same.
And bring back home
Inscribed with Junior’s name.
Return is booked for Monday, Tuesday
Sure.
And Junior curb-side waiting
Will endure.
Dad had promised it
For Dad, Junior will sit.
A sort of prayer of faith.
Now that’s for sure.

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Scheme XAXBBBABXCXCDDXC X
Poetic Form
Metre 1011 11111 1011 10101 111111 010111 0111 011101 011111010 1 0101110 101 11101 111011 011111 1111 101000111001
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 434
Words 88
Sentences 11
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 16, 1
Lines Amount 17
Letters per line (avg) 18
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 155
Words per stanza (avg) 36
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Written on January 26, 2023

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Modified by dougb.72572 on January 26, 2023

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Douglas Blair

Blogging poems since 2008. Once a lawyer in general practice. Then 32 years as Shipper in a heavy metal fabricating plant. Retired 2022. Married and father of two. Poet. Hiker. Harmonica Busker. Gospel enthusiast. Photographer. http://shootdempix.blogspot.com/ more…

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