Analysis of Living With Leah, but Longing for Rachel

This is my Leah
I do not want her
But I was told to serve
This is my Leah

I'm longing for Rachel
But for her I must wait
Serving away from her
This is my Leah

I did not ask for my Leah
But He said "Here!"
And who am I to refuse?
This is my Leah

My Rachel awaits
But first I must stay
For He will not forsake me
This is my Leah

Scheme AbxA xxbA axxA xxxA
Poetic Form
Metre 11110 11110 111111 11110 110110 110111 100110 11110 11111110 1111 0111101 11110 11001 11111 1111011 11110
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 311
Words 77
Sentences 3
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 15
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 62
Words per stanza (avg) 19
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Submitted on November 14, 2009

Modified on April 27, 2023

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