Analysis of Afflatus



The well deserved afflatus
gives flower to the soul.
The well deserved hiatus gives power to the goal.

The well deserved beatitude
gives pleasure to the soul.
The well deserved gratitude gives measure to the goal.

The well deserved deference
gives wonder to the soul.
The well deserved preference gives thunder to the goal.

The well deserved thesauri
gives story to the soul.
The well deserved satori gives glory to the goal.

The well deserved accolade
gives medal to the soul.
The well deserved serenade gives treadle to the goal.

The well deserved eulogy
gives luster to the soul.
The well deserved jubilee gives muster to the goal.


Scheme ABB CBB ABB XBB CBB XBB
Poetic Form
Metre 01011 110101 0101010110101 01011 110101 010110110101 0101100 110101 0101100110101 01011 110101 01011110101 010110 110101 01010111101 0101100 110101 010110110101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 617
Words 108
Sentences 12
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3
Lines Amount 18
Letters per line (avg) 29
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 86
Words per stanza (avg) 18
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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