Analysis of I go back to you

Sara De Santiago 1996 (San Jose)



A constant wishy washy.
A flood of emotion.

The water is rising

Caught up in the waves of the ocean

Just let me drown

Insecurity is just something you do to yourself

Stuck like glue.

Everything becomes blue

Blurry, in this self destructive Haze

Then we relapse... I relapse


Scheme XA X A X X B B X X
Poetic Form
Metre 0101010 011010 010110 110011010 1111 0100111011101 111 10011 100110101 1101101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 290
Words 63
Sentences 6
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
Lines Amount 10
Letters per line (avg) 22
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 24
Words per stanza (avg) 5

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Self destructive cycles; people become our drug of choice

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Written on November 26, 2019

Submitted by Desantiago.sara22 on November 02, 2023

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Sara De Santiago

I like things that have double meaning, things that make you take a second look, ponder a little deeper, and touch your heart. Poetry is something I've always loved. I had no idea i could put my poems anywhere until a friend told me about this website. Please enjoy more…

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