Analysis of Believe In Yourself



Believe In Yourself
By Donald James Kirby Von Koehler

You must believe in yourself to rise above mediocrity,
your soul longs to express its unique generosity.
Time has been like the turning pages of a book,
You've learned as you've aged you did what it took.
Now you realize that belief comes from within,
And you can choose to believe in your ability to win.
You must always accept and love yourself flaws and all,
Before you ever can get beyond to destiny's call.
many a hobo were millionaires in their heart,
but they lacked the belief in the talent they held.
Many a millionaire had to work hard at the very start,
when obstacles and adversities came they'd never yeild.
Every time they fell they got back to their feet again,
And pressed on knowing they were closer to the win.
We all have talents yet many have lost hope in dreams,
they pace their rooms as their soul silently screams.
Longing solutions they would find with a better view,
If only they chose a way of living that was new
looking through a different lens to get better focus,
would help them get beyond the wishy washy hocus pocus.


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Poetic Form
Metre 01001 110110110 110100111010100 1111011010100 111101010101 1111111111 11101011101 011110101010011 111010101101 011101101111 10010001011 111001001011 10001111110101 11000111101 10011111111101 011101010101 1111011011101 11111111001 1001011110101 1101101110111 10101001111010 111101010101010
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,082
Words 201
Sentences 9
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 2, 20
Lines Amount 22
Letters per line (avg) 40
Words per line (avg) 9
Letters per stanza (avg) 440
Words per stanza (avg) 101
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Submitted on January 17, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Donald James Kirby Von Koehler

I was born in Buried Washington in 1965 at Burien general the rest is a blur..........okay just kidding ]:P I have always loved music I played Strawberry Fields Forever on the Drums at my 2nd grade Talent show and took 2nd place at the age of 13 I started writing lyrics at a pace of 5 to 10 an hour sometimes 25 a day- at the age of 16 I learned by ear Piano still don't read music but I have over 60 made up songs on the keyboards. I have won Poet awards in October 2006 and a couple editors awards for Caught up in the moment and There's a Part of me I got a trophy when I won for Perfect Alibi. more…

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