Analysis of Haiku

Marriage (Title)
Bonds of our joining
Forever brought together
Under God's Blessings

Oh Rats (Title)
A river of rats
Drowning in their own demise
For a slice of cheese

The Bomb (Title)
The push of buttons
The wails of humanity
Lost in the abyss

Poetic Form
Metre 1010 111010 0101010 10110 1110 01011 1001101 10111 0110 01110 0110100 10001
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 245
Words 48
Sentences 1
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4
Lines Amount 12
Letters per line (avg) 16
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 65
Words per stanza (avg) 15
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Submitted on July 05, 2016

Modified on May 03, 2023

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Norman Wilson

IntroductionForgotten are the times the tick of a clock once chimed sobering sounds that caressed my hearts nightly dreams. As I awaken to the touch of light that burns upon a candles wick flickering my words for all to see. This drives my thoughts through the darkest of nights of loneliness that renders my quill upon parchment with ink that dances to minds and souls.Now I hear the screeching of my heart when the blue horizon covers the orb of emptiness.Within the shelter of my mind with little, purpose other than my words that keep me sane. These are my new poems I have written in the quiet of my night, forever wished away in a writer’s pain. As I strive to write that perfect poem that, my soul desperately seeks. Then and only then can my words rest upon a sleep. more…

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