Analysis of A poem of Jest

How did I, yet again coerce
myself into submitting verse
What subtly entered as a test
now has me striving towards the best
I should have known, by coming near
that you would charm my way in here
And though annoyed by right should be
I find myself in utter glee
of likely having failed my test
but successing in a poem of jest
Such humor after taxing days
doth chase away the moody grays
A polychrome of rainbow hues
creates a pink from out of blues
A lifting of such spirits fine
does overcome this mood of mine
Propensity to see such light
perhaps will fill you with a fright
So joy have I, did you coerce
myself into submitting verse.

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Poetic Form Etheree  (25%)
Tetractys  (20%)
Metre 11110101 1010101 110010101 111100101 11111101 11111101 01011111 1110101 11010111 11001011 11010101 11010101 01111 01011111 01011101 1101111 01001111 01111101 11111101 1010101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 618
Words 122
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20
Lines Amount 20
Letters per line (avg) 26
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 512
Words per stanza (avg) 122
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Submitted on December 26, 2009

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