Analysis of Up A Thumb For Freedom



Beat a drum for freedom
It's worthy of our cheers

Go or come for freedom
It's worthy of our meres

Be a chum for freedom
It's worthy of our peers

Sing or hum for freedom
It's worthy of our dears

Win a crumb for freedom
It's worthy of our fears

Clear a slum for freedom
It's worthy of our tears

Pick or strum for freedom
It's worthy of our veers

Count a sum for freedom
It's worthy of our spears

Up a thumb for freedom
It's worthy of our years


Scheme AB AB AB AB AB AB AB AB AB
Poetic Form
Metre 101110 1101101 111110 1101101 101110 1101101 111110 1101101 101110 1101101 101110 1101101 111110 1101101 101110 1101101 101110 1101101
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 424
Words 90
Sentences 1
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2
Lines Amount 18
Letters per line (avg) 19
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 38
Words per stanza (avg) 10
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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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