Analysis of Play The Game



Run the race. Soar the skies.
Keep the pace.
Earn the prize.

Hit the gong. Have the fun.
Sing the song.
Greet the sun.

Cut the bait. Hook the fish.
Pick the mate.
Make the wish.

Kick the can. Skip the rope.
Craft the plan.
Grant the hope.

Spin the top. Ride the steed.
Dance the bop.
Meet the need.

Hop the wall. Take the aim.
Catch the ball.
Play the game.


Scheme AXA BXB CXC DXD EXE FXF
Poetic Form
Metre 101101 101 101 101101 101 101 101101 101 101 101101 101 101 101101 101 101 101101 101 101
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 340
Words 72
Sentences 24
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3
Lines Amount 18
Letters per line (avg) 15
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 44
Words per stanza (avg) 12
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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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