This is an analysis of the poem Sunset Dreams that begins with:

The moth and beetle wing about
The garden ways of other days;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaabbccdbdb ebeebbffebeb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 01010101 010101001 01011101 11110101 110011101 100010101 10011101 11011001 01010101 01110101 01011101 010101011 01010111 01011001 01011111 01011111 110011101 1000111001 10011101 11010111 01111111 01011101 11011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 410
  • Average number of words per stanza: 80
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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