This is an analysis of the poem My Monastery, Where that begins with:

My monastery, where I'm badly pining,
Is granite, melted by the burning mind....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab acac XbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11010101010 0101010101 010110100110 1101001101 100111111110 0101011101 1111010110 1001010111 10111011010 11010101001 1101010111 1111110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 182
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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