This is an analysis of the poem God Alive! that begins with:

God alive! I'm not beyond coherence:
mindfully, I walk among my poems...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcaXdecafXgXafeedbeg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101010 1001101110 10100010 010101 110101001 001110001 0100010010 110111 110100101 1000010010 1100100101 101011101001 1011111110 10110010 1101011001 0101001010 010101010 11010010 110101 11110101 0101101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 697
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; no is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

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