This is an analysis of the poem In Your Poisoned Wounds that begins with:

In your poisoned wounds
Fall the shadows of burning planets ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaaXb XXbaba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01101 101101010 0101001010 101001101101 1111010111 1110010 1100010110 11010 111011010010 11011010 0010101101010 000101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 232
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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 In Your Poisoned Wounds;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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