This is an analysis of the poem Like A Lost Bird that begins with:

At the end of the rolIing road, my dearest, I await alone;
Rolling in the dust of the path you have traveled. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbabccXa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010010111010101 100010011110 0111110110010 11111111111010111 111010101110011 1001000010101111 11010011110101 00110001111110 11101111101 0100100100101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 285
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, my, you, i, in are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me is repeated).

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