Analysis of Disillusion.

Paul Bewsher 1894 – 1966

You mortals see the sky -
I only see the ground,
As through the air I fly.
You mortals see the sky,
And yet with envy sigh
Because to earth you're bound!
You mortals see the sky -
I only see the ground!

Scheme ABaAabAB
Poetic Form Triolet 
Metre 110101 110101 110111 110101 011101 011111 110101 110101
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 195
Words 43
Sentences 3
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8
Lines Amount 8
Letters per line (avg) 19
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 152
Words per stanza (avg) 43
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Submitted on August 03, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Paul Bewsher

Born in England in 1894 Paul Bewsher first served during World War 1 in the Royal Naval Air Service from 1915 - 1918, he was shot down once during this period of service. He then moved into the Royal Air force from 1918 until 1919. He was awarded the Distinguished Sevices Cross. My poems (3)Titles list. more…

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