Strings



The universe has cosmic strings:
a space-time aberration.
This simply serves to arc the swings:
a pendulum pulsation.
The orchestra has many strings:
a tuneful distribution.
This simply serves to jazz the rings:
a ragtime execution.
The child has ties to apron strings:
a mother's domination.
This simply serves to clip the wings:
a certain ruination.
The team has only second strings:
a trifling substitution.
This simply serves to jab the stings:
a losing attribution.
The legacy has attached strings:
a specious contribution.
This simply serves to shrink the things:
a major diminution.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABABABABABABABABABAB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 570
Words 93
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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