This is an analysis of the poem God Is...My Lover that begins with:

I confess....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcXX adXe XdbdcdeXX bbXe edX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,9,4,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 101 11010 111010101 101111 0011101 1 10111001 010010 101101111 101011101 1 110 01101 1101 1111101110 1111 11111010011 011 11010 1010 101011101 11010010011 111 1111 1110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of God Is...My Lover;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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