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
Poetic Form
Metre 1000101 111111 1011111 110011 10111 1101001 01000100 10111 01001010
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 241
Words 41
Sentences 1
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 1
Lines Amount 9
Letters per line (avg) 22
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 39
Words per stanza (avg) 8
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on August 18, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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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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