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

The Structure of the Poem “A lot of mighty people of the earth...”

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

A lot of mighty people of the earth (*) (*)
Were killed by evil ones with poison and knife. (*) (*) (*) (*)
It’s really so, (*) (*) to the right of choice, (*) (*)
Each one has the inalienable right.

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