Analysis of Three Messages



A Bigger Threat

Incompetence…
  much more dangerous than corruption
    —when skillfully applied

(Note To The President-October, 2013)

A Greater Wrong

Within a lesser right
 there is a greater wrong
   —begging to get out

(Villanova Pennsylvania:  Watching the 60 Minutes
 Episode on Benghazi - October 27th, 2013)

As our resolve hardened
  —the viewing platform changed

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October 28th, 2013)


Scheme X XXX X A XAX XB XX B
Poetic Form
Metre 0101 0100 111001010 110001 11010010 0101 010101 110101 10111 01001010010 101101011 1100110 01011 01001001011
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 436
Words 60
Sentences 1
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 2, 2, 1
Lines Amount 14
Letters per line (avg) 23
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 41
Words per stanza (avg) 8
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on October 05, 2018

Modified on March 12, 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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