Posted by Tony on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 2:59pm.
Does this poem have imagery in it??
A Bird Came Down
A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
And ate the fellow, raw.
And then he drank a dew
From a convenient grass,
And then hopped sidewise to the wall
To let a beetle pass.
He glanced with rapid eyes
That hurried all abroad,--
They looked like frightened beads, I thought;
He stirred his velvet head
Like one in danger; cautious,
I offered him a crumb,
And he unrolled his feathers
And rowed him softer home
Than oars divide the ocean,
Too silver for a seam,
Or butterflies, off banks of noon,
Leap, splashless, as they swim.
- Poetry - Writeacher, Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 3:03pm
Imagery simply means whatever there is that causes vivid images to come to mind.
What images do YOU see in this poem?
- Poetry - GuruBlue, Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 3:36pm
Look particularly for metaphors/similes...comparisons either stated or implied. There are many of those.
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