A Little East Of Jordan Poem Rhyme Scheme and Analysis

Rhyme Scheme: A BCDE BFBG HIJK LMNO

A
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A little East of JordanB
Evangelists recordC
A Gymnast and an AngelD
Did wrestle long and hardE
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Till morning touching mountainB
And Jacob waxing strongF
The Angel begged permissionB
To Breakfast to returnG
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Not so said cunning JacobH
I will not let thee goI
Except thou bless me StrangerJ
The which acceded toK
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Light swung the silver fleecesL
Peniel Hills beyondM
And the bewildered GymnastN
Found he had worsted GodO

Emily Dickinson



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