This is an analysis of the poem A Little Bird that begins with:

In alien lands I keep the body
Of ancient native rites and things:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaX Xcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 0100111010 01010111 110101010 110100001 01111010 11000101 110100010 11010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 127
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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