This is an analysis of the poem The Poetry of Bad Weather that begins with:

Someone had propped a skateboard
by the door of the classroom,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abX Xca XXc XbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111011 1010011 011001101 10110100100 010010101010 111010 00111011101 1110011101 1111010 11010011111 101111011 100101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of The Poetry of Bad Weather;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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