Analysis of Borborygmus

City gangs,
hunger pangs
and wild harangues
can crash an omnibus.
Sugar cakes,
stomach aches
and big earthquakes
can cause borborygmus.

Army brass,
bloating gas
and breaking glass
can produce a nonplus.
Ball fumble,
belly rumble
and dance stumble
can cause borborygmus.

Scheme aaaxbbbA cccadddA
Poetic Form
Metre 101 101 0101 111100 101 101 011 111 101 101 0101 10101 110 1010 0110 111
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 254
Words 42
Sentences 5
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 8
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 14
Words per line (avg) 3
Letters per stanza (avg) 110
Words per stanza (avg) 21
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Submitted on January 13, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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