The carousel




Riding on the merry-go-round
See how it hangs over and over.

Life is just like that
As one can see from there.

Sometimes it goes up
Sometimes it goes down,
Full of thoughtless thoughts
Cannot leave them behind.

Someone smiles with happiness
Someone is crying and feeling sad,
Someone just crawls along
With the chest full of pain.

That's how it goes in this earth
In the game of breaking and making,
Someone finds, someone loses
At the every day fair.
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Submitted by hakikur on December 20, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

28 sec read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX XA XXXX XXXX XXXA
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 457
Words 94
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 4, 4, 4

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