No Substitute



He didn't like the erudite, he liked the erudition.
He never found a substitute for this exhibition.
He didn't like the absolute, he liked the absolution.
He never found a substitute for this resolution.
He didn't like the eloquent, he liked the elocution.
He never found a substitute for this allocution.
He didn't like the consequence, he liked the consecution.
He never found a substitute for this distribution.
He didn't like the attribute, he liked the attribution.
He never found a substitute for this convolution.
He didn't like the composite, he liked the composition.
He never found a substitute for this disposition.
He didn't like the isolate, he liked the isolation.
He never found a substitute for this instigation.
He didn't like the institute, he liked the institution.
He never found a substitute for this diminution.
He didn't like the opposite, he liked the opposition.
He never found a substitute for this imposition.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 919
Words 153
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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