Analysis of Flux

Carl Sandburg 1878 (Galesburg) – 1967 (Flat Rock)



Sand of the sea runs red
Where the sunset reaches and quivers.
Sand of the sea runs yellow
Where the moon slants and wavers.


Scheme ABCB
Poetic Form Quatrain 
Simple 4 Line
Metre 110111 1011001 1101110 101101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 132
Words 26
Sentences 3
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4
Lines Amount 4
Letters per line (avg) 25
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 99
Words per stanza (avg) 24
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 26, 2023

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