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

The Structure of the Poem “When the rescue of our lives can come...”

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9+2.
10+3.
9+2.
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1-3-5-7-9-11.
2-4-6-8-10-12.
1-3-5-7-9-11.
2-4-6-8-10.

When the rescue of our lives can come (*) (*)
But from a stringent surgeon with the knife, (*) (*) (*)
We’d prefer to happen it in the past (*) (*)
Instead of now or the coming time.

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