This is an analysis of the poem Depressed By A Book Of Bad Poetry, I Walk Toward An Unused Pasture And Invite The Insects To Join Me that begins with:

Relieved, I let the book fall behind a stone.
I climb a slight rise of grass....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXcXacXXXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110110101 1101101 111100101 11101011011 1001110 101111111110 11111010110 01110 110111001 11110 11010111101 11011011001 00101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 481
  • Average number of words per stanza: 92
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

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  • central theme;
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