Analysis of the dozen



odd egg collection
all laid from different hens but
one hatched another


Scheme ABC
Poetic Form Tercet 
Metre 11010 11110011 11010
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 69
Words 12
Sentences 1
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3
Lines Amount 3
Letters per line (avg) 20
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 60
Words per stanza (avg) 12
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Submitted by haiku_artist on June 26, 2012

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Some longer poems in order of publication:(89624) J F K(90434) Phil the Ninja Turtle(93281) Praise the Lord Jesus(94298) Little Occult Man(99986) About Time(103950) IHOF(123590) The Sparrow on the Dunghill(149441) The Unmasking(149464) Dreams?(152468) Granny Nanny(165318) A Man I Knew(180153) Beverages(181182) Home-schooling(181994) An Annihilatory Missal(182010) Turbo Bean Counters(182083) Some Boats(182106) Who Knew?(182155) Pirates of Purveyance(182190) For My Love(192970) A Visit from Mother(197569) The Dilemma(203063) Song Bird(237968) Ode to Virginia (Creeper)(254884) Dear Poet(266149) The Saddest Song(295571) A Playful Day Full ~ Some of my other favorite poems: (Tycoons' Balloons)(Timeless)(Dreamscripts)(Fearless Youth)(When Poetry Dies)(Wrinkled Mind)(Seaglass Heart)(Word Hermits)(Standing True)(All I Needed...)(Prairie Schooners)(Captivated)(Sun Down)(My Friendly Caprines)(On The Train)(Can You Hear Me?)(Yellow Galaxies)(Oh My Heart!)(Flowing Like Honey)(A Message Scent)(Old Factory Dog)(Turtle Dove)(Subtle Moves)(The Shaving Glass)(To Die A Butterfly)(Birdsong)(What's Wrong With Love?)(Miracles Even)(Rain Maker)(Implications)(My Obituary)(Only Maybe?)(Her Love)(Made In U.S.A.)(Chimneys And Spires)(Getting To Work)(Flood Waters)(Close To Home)(Dear Kate)(A Mother's Love)(Loving Without Questions)(The Kissing Contest)(The Cop Ascetic)(All That Remains)(Chasing Zebras)(An Ancient Sport)(A Final Place)(Cupped Hands)(Without You)(Haiku) A poem stretching like a cat in the lap of endless luxury. more…

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