Analysis of Heads Wins Again

“In God We Trust”
the dollar we must

Two-headed coin,
minted unjust

“Fides in Deum,”
our fortunes to blame

The past purloined
—the future inflamed

(The New Room: March, 2021)

Scheme AA XA BB XX X
Poetic Form
Metre 0111 01011 1101 1001 101 101011 0101 01001 0111
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 177
Words 31
Sentences 1
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 1
Lines Amount 9
Letters per line (avg) 15
Words per line (avg) 3
Letters per stanza (avg) 27
Words per stanza (avg) 6
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Submitted by sage48 on March 27, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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