Analysis of Snow Has A Ball

Our planet's in orbit. Our planet's in time.
Our planet's in order. Our planet's in clime.
The earth is our mother. The earth is our home.
The earth is our nurture. The earth is our drome.
Stars are in the movies. Stars are in the skies.
Stars are in the noggin. Stars are in the eyes.
The moon shines in harvest. The moon shines in blue.
The "moonshine's" in vat tubs. The "moonshine's" in you.
Lightning is electric. Lightning is shocking.
Lightning is flashing speed. Lightning is rocking.
Thunder is clamorous. Thunder is loud blare.
Thunder is vibration. Thunder is spent air.
The fog obscures morning. The fog obscures light.
The fog obscures darkness. The fog obscures night.
The rain falls on picnics. The rain falls on flames.
The rain falls on parades. The rain falls on games.
The hail drops like marbles. The hail drops like sprawls.
The hail drops like bullets. The hail drops like squalls.
The snow glows and glistens. The snow brightens all.
The snow crystals sparkle. The snow has a ball.

Poetic Form Tetractys  (20%)
Metre 1010010101001 1010010101001 0111010011101 0111010011101 11001011001 1100111001 01101001101 010110101 10101010110 10110110110 101110111 10101010111 01011001011 01011001011 0111101111 01110101111 01111001111 01111001111 0110101101 01101001101
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 985
Words 176
Sentences 40
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20
Lines Amount 20
Letters per line (avg) 39
Words per line (avg) 9
Letters per stanza (avg) 779
Words per stanza (avg) 176
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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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