Leftovers



So much pain
then came rain.
It’s all tolerable.
America for all the marbles.
Beethoven’s Ode to Joy;
my nephew fathered two boys.
My career all the way.
The next guy has hay.
Rhyming words is a lot of work
but I still get a perk.
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Written on June 30, 2022

Submitted on June 30, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABCDEFFGG
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 235
Words 53
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 10

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