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

The Structure of the Poem “I am standing all at sea...”

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B.

7+1.
7+3.
7+1.
7.

1-3-5-7.
1-3-5-7-9.
1-3-5-7.
1-3-5-7.

I am standing all at sea, (*)
Curse up hill and down dale— (*) (*) (*)
Any word that sounds here (*)
Calls to make the buy or sale.

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