This is an analysis of the poem To Whatever That Is Sustaining Your Thoughts that begins with:

To whatever that is sustaining your thoughts.
And whatever your beliefs are that has brought you here......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXaXbbaXXXaab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01101001011 1110101111111 0010011100 101011010 0101010011 110101100011 0111 10010011110 1101001 11110100100 0010011100 111101011 1111011001 0011100 11111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 577
  • Average number of words per stanza: 105
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • 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.

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

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