This is an analysis of the poem On The Death Of A Poem that begins with:

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaX bac Xcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10001 1 010 010 10 10 11 10 0010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 31
  • Average number of words per stanza: 5
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 10 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 2
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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