Lust for Poetry



I was looking for poetic inspiration
Walked in front of a mirror and saw me
Like Van Gogh's portrait viewed pain in my reflection
Less one ear I'm now writing poetry

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Written on October 30, 2023

Submitted on October 30, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABAB
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 165
Words 31
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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