Analysis of The Way of TAO is The Way of Spirit



I think of TAO.
Its essence leaves me awestruck.
The WAY of SPIRIT.


Scheme ABC
Poetic Form Tercet 
Metre 1111 110111 01110
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 67
Words 15
Sentences 3
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3
Lines Amount 3
Letters per line (avg) 17
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 52
Words per stanza (avg) 13

About this poem

As it is written of TAO in Chapter One of TAO TEH CHING, “Calling it ‘fathomless’ is still not to fathom it….the door to a cluster of puzzles.”

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Written on February 10, 2023

Submitted by karlcfolkes on February 10, 2023

Modified by karlcfolkes on April 25, 2023

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Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1991 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s ‘Liebe Mili’ (translated into English as “Dear Mili”), Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes of Analytical Psychology. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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