This is an analysis of the poem Holcombe Poem/Poem For A Girl I Didn'T Meet that begins with:

walking on the moors thinking about how I didn't meet you yesterday
heather underfoot and mist over Pendle ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabcdebeaXXXXed bbbbbbbXeXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011001111011101 1010111101 01101110000110 100010 111010 10101111 111000100101 100011111011 100011010010 1010101100101 0010101010110 10101101100 1101010100100 10101110 11101010010 0111010101110 00111 1 10110 10 10011 1 100110 1 1000010 1 1 1011001011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 502
  • Average number of words per stanza: 81
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Holcombe Poem/Poem For A Girl I Didn'T Meet;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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