Dreaming



Will poems to my dull senses rise,
 In plainer garb, or apt disguise?
Can turn of phrase else serve an end,
 To vanquish foes or win a friend?

What ardor gains a rhyme's release,
 To grant me treasured moment's peace?
Or is it merely hubris' child,
 That lets me dream I'm Oscar Wilde!
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Submitted on August 09, 2015

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABB CCDD
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 278
Words 53
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4

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