Analysis of The Beauty Of The Mind

The beauty of the mind waits not
for the nightingale in spring

sweet fact one has in ear its truth
and listens while it sings

the beauty of the mind waits not
for a songbird's song for me

the beauty of the mind creates
and nothing waits to be

Scheme Ax xx Ab xb
Poetic Form
Metre 01010111 1010001 11110111 010111 01010111 101111 01010101 010111
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 235
Words 49
Sentences 1
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2
Lines Amount 8
Letters per line (avg) 24
Words per line (avg) 6
Letters per stanza (avg) 48
Words per stanza (avg) 12
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Submitted by MichaelEugeneCantrall on May 11, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Eugene Michaels

A native of Northern California, the poet Michael Eugene Cantrall is a graduate of Stanford University (M.A. & B.A. in philosophy) and Shasta Community College (A.A. in Journalism). Michael pens poems while watching the deer, coyotes, raccoons, squirrels, black bear, and the occasional mountain lion scamper around the Sierra foothills. more…

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