Analysis of Shattered eyes
Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)
When God looks in a mirror,
How many mirrors does he see?
Or all the mirrors, in eternity?
When God sees a heart,
How many hearts does he see?
Yours, mine, or only one?
One heart! That is free!?
When God feels the air,
How many airs does he breath?
Yours, heavens, or a macrocosm
That we have yet to weave?
When God leads a debate
How many debates does he argue?
Yours, mine, the microcosm
Or are they all and none of value?
|Scheme||XAXA XAXA XXBX XCBC|
|Poetic Form||Quatrain (75%)|
|Metre||1110010 11010111 11 1101000100 11101 1101111 111101 11111 11101 1101111 110101 111111 111001 110011110 110100 111101110|
|Closest metre||Iambic trimeter|
|Stanza Lengths||4, 4, 4, 4|
|Letters per line (avg)||21|
|Words per line (avg)||5|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||82|
|Words per stanza (avg)||22|
Written on February 07, 2023
Submitted by heathert.34240 on February 07, 2023
Modified on March 05, 2023
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