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I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.
Can you find any other examples of figurative language other than simile and personification?

metaphor

Where is the metaphor?

Where is the metaphor?

Is the metaphor "A tree whose hungry mouth is prest."?

The whole poem is an extended metaphor.
It is a comparison between a tree and poem. Check this site:
http://grammar.about.com/od/e/g/extmetterm.htm
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