Analysis of Don't! Never!

Barbara c Kelch 1952 (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

Nuclear explosions
Time standing still
Devils Play realized...

Scheme ABC
Poetic Form Tercet 
Metre 100010 1101 10110
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 62
Words 8
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3
Lines Amount 3
Letters per line (avg) 17
Words per line (avg) 3
Letters per stanza (avg) 52
Words per stanza (avg) 8

About this poem

I wrote this Hyku some many years ago. Shocking then, as it is now, it is difficult to know or immagine, that we all live under the same threat today. I dont want to ever immagine life without a future, for anyone! Don't let it happen! Never!

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Written on January 24, 1984

Submitted by ruby_tues2006 on February 16, 2023

Modified on April 03, 2023

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Barbara c Kelch

Artist, muralist, children's theater performer, mime, story teller, comedian, writer, published poet, recently retired (sort-of) more…

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