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

The Structure of Vladimir Vysotsky’s Poem “I perceive neither angry nor blue...”

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9+3.
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3-6-9-12.
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I perceive neither angry nor blue, (*) (*) (*)
And I’m calm as inside as outside— (*) (*) (*)
Be aware ye that I’ll find for sure (*) (*) (*)
A way out of all possible tights.

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