Analysis of Whispers

Angela Crabtree 1982 (maine)

He whispers in my ear
But I do not hear him
He looks me in the eyes
But I do not see him

He touches me
But I cannot feel him
He takes my hand
But there is no touch

He reaches for me
But I am not there
He calls for me
But I do not answer

He goes to touch my heart
But there is no beat
He breathes on my neck
But there is no breath

He whispers in my ear
But I cannot hear him
He looks me in the eyes
But I cannot see him

©By: Angela M. Crabtree
written September 13, 1999

Scheme AbCb dbxx dxde xxxx AbCb de
Poetic Form
Metre 110011 111111 111001 111111 1101 111011 1111 11111 11011 11111 1111 111110 111111 11111 11111 11111 110011 111011 111001 111011 110011 10010
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 473
Words 109
Sentences 2
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2
Lines Amount 22
Letters per line (avg) 16
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 60
Words per stanza (avg) 18
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Submitted by angelac.31848 on November 16, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Angela Crabtree

Angela Crabtree is a recovering drug addict who spent time in prison, institutions and even tried committing suicide at a young age. She started writing in 1996 using her life experiences as inspiration. She has the ability to draw you into whatever feeling she was feeling at the moment. more…

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