Rimer

Ambrose Bierce 1842 (Meigs County) – 1914 (Chihuahua)



The rimer quenches his unheeded fires,
     The sound surceases and the sense expires.
     Then the domestic dog, to east and west,
     Expounds the passions burning in his breast.
     The rising moon o'er that enchanted land
     Pauses to hear and yearns to understand.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCC
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 277
Words 44
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 6

Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. more…

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