Analysis of Empty Picture Frame



Nothing left but an empty picture frame.
Hopes and dreams that went up in flames.
The picture of you and me ceases to exist,
Like a dream disappearing into the mist.

The picture perfect you is an illusion,
Leaving me in disbelief and seclusion.
Foolishness prevented me to see,
The power you had over me.

Tempting me with love and affection,
Ending with feelings of rejection.
Taking away the picture in my mind,
Of a true love I cannot seem to find.

Taking back the love, you proclaimed.
Leaving me broken and never the same.
Nothing left for me to reclaim,
But an empty picture frame.


Scheme AXBB CCDD CCEE XAAA
Poetic Form Quatrain  (50%)
Metre 1011110101 10111101 010110110101 1010100101 01001111010 1010010010 100010111 01011101 101110010 101101010 1001010011 1011110111 10101101 1011001001 10111101 1110101
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 571
Words 106
Sentences 10
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 29
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 116
Words per stanza (avg) 27
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Submitted on March 31, 2012

Modified on March 05, 2023

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