This is an analysis of the poem Windflower Leaf that begins with:

This flower is repeated
out of old winds, out of...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXb cad XXd eBeBffXcfb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0100010 101110 11 010110 111101 1001 110011 110011 101 0110 1010 0110 1010 111 101 0110100 1011 011111 111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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