This is an analysis of the poem For The Wounded that begins with:

A still procession goes
Amid the battle's booming,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacdc eXeafX efeefe dedgbg aXaada
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010101 0101010 010111 01010101 11010010 111101 110001 1101010 110101 00010111 0101110 110101 001101 0111110 101111 00110011 0100010 110101 001101 1001110 1010101 00111101 10001110 010101 011101 1101110 010111 111101 1101110 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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