Analysis of We Worship Money



Isn't it quite funny? Isn't it just sad,
how we worship money, even if it's bad?

Isn't it quite stupid? Isn't it just scum,
how we worship cupid, even if it's dumb?

Isn't it quite randy? Isn't it just lust,
how we worship candy, even if it's bust?

Isn't it quite cruel? Isn't it just spleen,
how we worship gruel, even if it's mean?

Isn't it quite phony? Isn't it just vaunt,
how we worship bony, even if it's gaunt?

Isn't it quite mulish? Isn't it just stiff,
how we worship foolish, even if it's miff?

Isn't it quite risky? Isn't it just guts,
how we worship whisky, even if it's nuts?

Isn't it quite woeful? Isn't it just grief,
how we worship doleful, even if it's brief?


Scheme AA BB CC DD AX EE FF GG
Poetic Form
Metre 10111010111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111 1011110111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111 10111010111 11101010111
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 660
Words 128
Sentences 17
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2
Lines Amount 16
Letters per line (avg) 31
Words per line (avg) 8
Letters per stanza (avg) 62
Words per stanza (avg) 16
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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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