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

The Structure of Vladimir Vysotsky’s Poem “When whatsoever possible was reached...”

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2-4-6-8-10-12.
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When whatsoever possible was reached, (*) (*)
And great excitement gripped the learned men, (*) (*)
They brought about their last decision— (*) (*)
To pass the power to the martial men.

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