Analysis of Plus or Minus
Driving north on Route 19,
In my roller coaster of thought,
I find the Suwanee River of serenity.
I find palm fronds amidst the evergreen.
I find that everything is relative to what is placed,
The wide open is wide open for me,
To selfishly dissever and see,
How harmoniously polar opposites can still repel,
One another so unsystematically,
How, even though, can still be.
Be the one, be the other,
For whose unity the bell never tolls.
|Scheme||X X A X X A A B B A X X|
|Metre||10111 01101011 11011010100 111101010 1111011001111 0110111011 11101 101000101001101 101011 1101111 1011010 1110001101|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Stanza Lengths||1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1|
|Letters per line (avg)||29|
|Words per line (avg)||7|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||29|
|Words per stanza (avg)||7|
Submitted on May 01, 2011
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