Posted by Jess on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm.
His soul stretched tight across the skies
That fade behind a city block,
Or trampled by insistent feet
At four and five and six o’clock;
And short square fingers stuffing pipes,
And evening newspapers, and eyes
Assured of certain certainties,
The conscience of a blackened street
Impatient to assume the world.
I am moved by fancies that are curled
Around these images, and cling:
The notion of some infinitely gentle
Infinitely suffering thing.
Wipe your hand across your mouth, and laugh;
The worlds revolve like ancient women
Gathering fuel in vacant lots.
***I am not sure what literary technique is used in th beginning of the stanza... it could be Simile
i have a feeling it is a metaphor?
also the last image is displayed by the use of a simile right?
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