Posted by **Jess** on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm.

IV

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

Metaphor

hyperbole

synecdoche

metonymy

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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