Analysis of Now You're All But Gone

Once you set my heart afire
Once you were what I admire
Once you were my lone desire
Now you're all but gone

Once you were my turtledove
Once you were my courtly love
Once you were what I dreamed of
Now you're all but gone

Once you made me Peter Pan
Once you were my biggest fan
Once you were my master plan
Now you're all but gone

Once you were my seraphim
Once you were my precious gem
Once you were creme de la creme
Now you're all but gone

Scheme aaxB cccB dddB eeeB
Poetic Form
Metre 1111101 1101101 11011010 11111 11011 1101101 1101111 11111 1111101 1101101 1101101 11111 11011 1101101 1101111 11111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 428
Words 92
Sentences 1
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 22
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 87
Words per stanza (avg) 23
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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