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At a Bus Stop



I'm waiting at a bus stop all alone,
It's nighttime, lights are seen in cozy rooms,
I'm chilly, penetrated to the bone;
A bus is never tardy one assumes.
And then the corner lamppost light goes out,
It starts to rain and I am getting wet
But slowly till a taxi swings about
The corner, sprays me with a muddy jet.
At last a bus, I knew it would arrive,
But destination marked unknown to me;
My wristwatch shows eleven forty-five
And underneath my breath made frantic plea.
Then came my bus but "Depot" on its dome;
I sauntered up the street, five miles to home.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABABCDCDEFEFGG
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 550
Words 106
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

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