This is an analysis of the poem I Have Grieved Too Much that begins with:

I HAVE grieved too much erewhile for fleeting pain,
And now my griefs I may not recognize....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbab XcdccXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111111001101 1111111101 1111010101 1101011101 1011010111 1101101101 1001010101 1111111100 1111111111 1111111101 01011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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