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

The Structure of the Poem “Rumors rule o’er our world...”

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

Rumors rule o’er our world, (*)
And sing with Tittle-Tattles in third. (*) (*) (*)
Though Truth there also walks, (*) (*) (*)
She is of no worth to folks.

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