Analysis of Beyond The Veil
Hiding in the middle class,
I made my way through life
Looking like I had it made,
no struggle and no strife
Others couldn’t see it,
as it metastasized inside
A terminal metamorphosis
—hidden from your eyes
(Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 2020)
|Scheme||XA XA XX XX X|
|Metre||1000101 111111 1011111 110011 10111 1101001 01000100 10111 01001010|
|Closest metre||Iambic tetrameter|
|Stanza Lengths||2, 2, 2, 2, 1|
|Letters per line (avg)||22|
|Words per line (avg)||5|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||39|
|Words per stanza (avg)||8|
Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on August 18, 2020
Modified on March 05, 2023
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