Was I Late

Meshack Bwoyele Keya 1960 (Vihiga)



An early bird surely mauls the worm.
One should be early then.
Not late.
No!

So I was late.
I was late to to many things.
All the good posts were posted.
Then I came in late and had nothing to post.

It was late.
I had to blubber.
I ended up a crude copycat.

About this poem

The early bird catches the worm

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Submitted by baby_p on June 03, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXAX AXXX AXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 247
Words 55
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 3

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