Analysis of Prelapsarian Time

Carefree and untroubled
Jocular and blithe
Nonchalant and bubbled
Flexible and lithe
It was the age of innocence before the design scythe
Sheltered and protected
Childlike and secure
Cherished and respected
Untarnished and pure
It was the age of innocence before the saboteur
Rapture and paradise
Youth and Peter Pan
Cologne and scented spice
Peace and cordial clan
It was the age of innocence before the fall of man
Lucrative and wealthy
Successful and prime
Vigorous and healthy
Prelapsarian time
It was the age of innocence before the lost sublime

Poetic Form Tetractys  (20%)
Etheree  (20%)
Metre 10010 10001 01010 10001 11011100010011 100010 1001 100010 101 1101110001001 10010 10101 010101 10101 11011100010111 100010 01001 100010 11 11011100010101
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 531
Words 90
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20
Lines Amount 20
Letters per line (avg) 23
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 461
Words per stanza (avg) 90
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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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