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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 -

    Imagery simply means whatever there is that causes vivid images to come to mind.
    http://www.answers.com/imagery

    What images do YOU see in this poem?

  • Poetry -

    Look particularly for metaphors/similes...comparisons either stated or implied. There are many of those.

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