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On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year

Lord Byron

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On this Day
Added by: Maddy
Byron wrote this poem at Missolonghi while fighting in the Greek War of Independence against Turkey. He died of a fever after distinguishing himself as a military leader. He was given a hero's funeral.
Rhyme Scheme/Meter/Genre
Added by: Duggal
Rhyme scheme: AB:AB
Meter: Iambic Tetrameter, which is simply unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable four different times.

Type and/or genre of poem:
Lyric: A lyric is a short poem which expresses the writer's personal feelings, and this poem since it is about the poem’s desire to die in battle, it displays his feelings and thoughts.

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