the coastline paradox

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An ocean of nothing before me
Sea of everything asking why
I pace upon the beach
Each mile minute, each pace still small

It's with almost zero I count
Acounting for each grain of sand
Abandonly the coast grows vast

And I try to put it past me
We try and look upon that ocean
Motion as I begin pacing, counting carefully
Verily I find the pursuit of infinity
Divinity in the face of my ephemerality

Water sways in totality seren
And I become swallowed by the marine

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A pome about exsitentialism and math

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Written on November 02, 2022

Submitted by jeffl.43381 on November 02, 2022

Modified on April 24, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXXX BXX ACAAB CX
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 471
Words 94
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 5, 2

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