This is an analysis of the poem By The Spring, At Sunset that begins with:

Sometimes we remember kisses,
Remember the dear heart-leap when they came:... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabaXcdc bdbd XcXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01101010 0100111111 1111011010 010010001 010111 0101 010111101011 1011011101 1011101110 101100111 01110101010 1111111101 1101011111 10010010101 1111110111 0101110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 214
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; remember, my are repeated.

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