This is an analysis of the poem 136 Syllables At Rocky Mountain Dharma Center that begins with:
Tail turned to red sunset on a juniper crown a lone magpie cawks.
Mad at Oryoki in the shrine-room -- Thistles blossomed late afternoon....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X X X a a a XX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011110100101111 11100001110101101 11111101001100101 01010110101100010 11101100110010101 00110101110100101 110011111010111 11
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 69
- Average number of words per stanza: 13
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 60 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 11
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; cheep is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines cheep is repeated).
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase cheep connects the lines.
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