Analysis of Dance

I long to touch you

to hold you and dance

To the music you caused

to rise within my soul

But I stand at a distance

Afraid that if I get to close

you will be frightened

by my nearness

That I could not abide

I would rather watch you

from a distance

than not see you at all

My world would be indeed

without you in it

For me to love

Scheme A B X X C X X B X A C X X X X
Poetic Form Tetractys  (33%)
Metre 11111 11101 101011 110111 1111010 01111111 11110 111 111101 111011 1010 111111 111101 01101 1111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 335
Words 77
Sentences 1
Stanzas 15
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
Lines Amount 15
Letters per line (avg) 17
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 17
Words per stanza (avg) 5
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Submitted on November 22, 2012

Modified on March 31, 2023

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Conrad Trudelle

I have been to more places than most people, I have done more things than most people, I have survived more things than most others have encountered. I have continually learned throughout this process and arrived at the conclusion that the differences we see keep us curious, and that keeps us alive. Never ever stop learning, and school and college is not the only place to learn, in fact it is limiting the amount and quality of knowledge we have. Communication is what makes this planet better, we have to learn to communicate better. Communication is not only content, but also delivery. talking to or with someone is totally different than talking at them. more…

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