Analysis of The caregiver



His boyhood hero was Walt Whitman,
Caregiver on the bloody battlefields of 1860...
Both poet and nurse Whitman gave it all.

The modern caregiver lived until age 90
He had helped everyone he could
Women and children, the poor and hungry.
He nursed the sick until the wee hours.

On his last night, he heard the cock crow,
In the way, you do when your life is o'er;
I can do more, "He cried out!"
Your reward awaits Walter, come home!


Scheme XXX XXXX XXXX
Poetic Form
Metre 11101110 101010101 1100110111 010101011 1111011 1001001010 1101010110 111111011 00111111110 1111111 101011011
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 432
Words 83
Sentences 6
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 3, 4, 4
Lines Amount 11
Letters per line (avg) 31
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 113
Words per stanza (avg) 27
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Submitted on July 11, 2018

Modified on March 14, 2023

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W. T. JACKSON

PUBLISHED TWO BOOKS, POETIC I & II. NARRATIVE POETRY WHICH TENDS TO BE INSPIRATIONAL. more…

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