Analysis of Who Has Seen the Wind?

Christina Rossetti 1830 (London) – 1894 (London)

Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you.
But when the leaves hang trembling,
The wind is passing through.
Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I.
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by.

Scheme AbcbAded
Poetic Form
Metre 11101 10111 11011100 011101 11101 10111 11011111 011101
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 206
Words 42
Sentences 6
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8
Lines Amount 8
Letters per line (avg) 21
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 164
Words per stanza (avg) 42
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Submitted by halel on July 15, 2020

Modified on May 01, 2023

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Christina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote various romantic, devotional, and children's poems. more…

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