Analysis of Gravitas Without Veritas

I- Insight without intuition
N-Never to understand
T-Trapping what can’t be caught
E-Endgame to confound
R-Riddle we play with ourselves
E-Earnestly said nothingness
S-Spoken in bewilderment
T-Time and again
I-In our ongoing confusion
N-Never capturing why
G-Gravitas without Veritas

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2016)

Poetic Form
Metre 1101010 110101 1101111 110101 110111001 11001100 11000100 11001 101010010 1101001 1100011 0100101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 328
Words 45
Sentences 3
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 11, 1
Lines Amount 12
Letters per line (avg) 22
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 131
Words per stanza (avg) 22
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on July 26, 2016

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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