Analysis of From The Muse...

Abuse yourself if you must My Son,
but you are never to mistreat your words

“Untainted they connect your feelings and thoughts
—your true legacy still unheard”

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2017)

Scheme XX XX X
Poetic Form Tetractys  (20%)
Metre 010111111 1111010111 01010111001 11100101 0100101
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 199
Words 31
Sentences 1
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 1
Lines Amount 5
Letters per line (avg) 32
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 53
Words per stanza (avg) 10
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on August 06, 2019

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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