This is an analysis of the poem Elsewhere, Mon Amour that begins with:
Leaning from the platform, waiting for a glimmer
to braid the rails...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ab a c dX cb XX b X de Xb XbXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,1,1,2,2,2,1,1,2,2,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100011101010 0101 0100101010010 1110101 011101110 1001001 011100110 10101 0101101 101111 01101001 0111011 0100110 11100101 01011101 010011 0101011110 1110111 110111
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 50
- Average number of words per stanza: 10
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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