Analysis of I Remember Well
Remember well the house where dad as born,
Was years ago but seems like yesterday;
The sun peeked in his window every morn
And moonbeams on his counterpane would play.
Remember trellised roses, red and white,
Below his windowsill where robin built
A nest that overlooked the garden site
Of lilacs, lilies with their blooms atilt.
Remember well the elm that held his swing
On which his spirit flew but missing now
But then would rush as swallows on the wing
While cooling summer air swept cross his brow.
I'll learn much more about his youthful joy
When I reach heaven; know him as a boy.
|Scheme||ABAB CXCB DEDE FF|
|Metre||0101011111 110111110 01101101001 0111111 010110101 01111101 011100101 11101111 0101011111 1111011101 1111110101 1101011111 1111011101 1111011101|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Stanza Lengths||4, 4, 4, 2|
|Letters per line (avg)||34|
|Words per line (avg)||8|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||118|
|Words per stanza (avg)||27|
Submitted on May 01, 2011
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