Analysis of Essentia Omnis



I don’t believe in Jesus,
I don’t believe in Buddha,
I don’t believe in Allah,
I don’t believe in Zeus

I don’t believe in Fairy Tales,
I don’t believe in Santa,
I don’t believe in Unicorns,
I don’t believe Dr. Seuss

I don’t believe in Proverbs,
I don’t believe the Gospels,
I don’t believe in Dharma,
I don’t believe their Creeds

But I do believe in Beauty,
I do believe in Truth,
I do believe in Love,
And—I do believe in me

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2020)


Scheme ABBC XBAC XXBX DXXD X
Poetic Form
Metre 1101010 1101010 1101010 110101 11010101 1101010 110101 110111 1101010 1101010 1101010 110111 11101010 110101 110101 0110101 0100101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 473
Words 86
Sentences 2
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 1
Lines Amount 17
Letters per line (avg) 20
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 70
Words per stanza (avg) 17
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on March 05, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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