Perfect example



Had thought in childhood
That I would be a Paradigm
To the older generation
And those in their prime
And to many more
In every era and time
  
As I grew old and older
And struggled to become mature
Trying to achieve perfection
I became more and more unsure
How can I be an example
When I know I’m still an amateur.
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Submitted by archana_a on February 23, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XABAXA CDBDXC
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 327
Words 74
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 6, 6

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