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

The Structure of Vladimir Vysotsky’s Poem “It is so great to go to bed alone...”

A.
B.
A.
B.

10+2.
12*+2.
10+4.
10.

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

It is so great to go to bed alone (*) (*)
At two o’clock, (*) (*) or twelve in Moscow time, (*) (*)
And know that thou owest to no person! (*) (*) (*) (*)
Today your poet leads just such a life.

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