Analysis of Footnote Of Dreams

If not in memory’s service,
do we still write the words

To leave the past unledgered
—and by token paid

(Dreamsleep: March, 2020)

Scheme XX AA X
Poetic Form Tetractys  (20%)
Metre 110110 111101 11011 01101 11
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 129
Words 23
Sentences 1
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 1
Lines Amount 5
Letters per line (avg) 20
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 33
Words per stanza (avg) 8
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 01, 2020

Modified by KurtPhilipBehm on March 03, 2020

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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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