Analysis of Sail Away III



Sailing away on the open sea,
leaving the one she loves behind,
she knows not what she will find.
Looking back upon the shore,
she hopes that he will understand
knowing that in her heart, he will
find it difficult to comprehend.

Leaving the past behind,
she leaves him a yellow rose
adrift out on the open sea
to ease his troubled mind.
Cast upon a sea of pain,
she knows that things
will never be the same.
So she sails away, hoping one day
thst she could forget his name.

Sail your ship across the water,
spread your sails across the sky,
take the time to look behind and see...
so sailing ships wont pass you by!


Scheme ABBXXXX BXABXXCXC XDAD
Poetic Form Etheree  (45%)
Tetractys  (25%)
Metre 100110101 10011101 1111111 1010101 1111101 10100111 11100101 100101 1110101 01110101 111101 1010111 1111 110101 111011011 1110111 11101010 1110101 101110101 11011111
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 596
Words 118
Sentences 7
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 7, 9, 4
Lines Amount 20
Letters per line (avg) 24
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 160
Words per stanza (avg) 39
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Submitted on May 24, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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