Analysis of Thought For A Sunshiny Morning

Dorothy Parker 1893 (Long Branch) – 1967 (New York City)



It costs me never a stab nor squirm
To tread by chance upon a worm.
"Aha, my little dear," I say,
"Your clan will pay me back one day."


Scheme AABB
Poetic Form Balliol rhyme 
Quatrain 
Metre 111100111 11110101 1110111 11111111
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 140
Words 33
Sentences 3
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4
Lines Amount 4
Letters per line (avg) 25
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 98
Words per stanza (avg) 29
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 19, 2023

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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. more…

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