This is an analysis of the poem Care Free Bloke's Cigar that begins with:

There's a little spark and a wisp of smoke
By the road where the tall gums are;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcccb dedefffX ghghffffh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110101 10110111 101010111 110001 11010101 1110101001 11111111 0010101 1010100101 1010001 101011101 1010111 11010111 101110101 11011111 100101 101001101011 0010101 101010101 111101 110010111 1010110101 101111101 111110111 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 295
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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