Analysis of Solid Ground

Iyabels 1988 (Manila)



The earthquake has shaken my soul

The heart has endured rain as it pours

I can stumble, fall, and drown

but I am standing on solid ground

My thoughts can be corrupted

Might not walk my talk

Might be indecisive and deranged

but I am standing on solid ground

The path to the breakthrough

The realities and pain I have faced

Shining through all the constrictions

coz I have found my solid ground.


Scheme x x x A x x x A x x x a
Poetic Form
Metre 0111011 011011111 1110101 111101101 1111010 11111 11010001 111101101 01101 01001111 10110010 11111101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 406
Words 86
Sentences 1
Stanzas 12
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
Lines Amount 12
Letters per line (avg) 27
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 27
Words per stanza (avg) 6

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Written on February 25, 2024

Submitted by lirapilpil on February 25, 2024

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