The Rhythmic Structure of Vladimir Vysotsky’s Poems and Songs.

The Structure of Vladimir Vysotsky’s Poem “Perhaps I want to cry forgotten words...”

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10+2.
10+4.
10+2.
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2-4-6-8-10-12.
2-4-6-8-10-12-14.
2-4-6-8-10-12.
2-4-6-8-10.

Perhaps I want to cry forgotten words, (*) (*)
“Hail unto thee, our kind and glorious King!” (*) (*) (*) (*)
But there are no kings throughout the earth, (*) (*)
The royal houses have become extinct.

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