5 Matching Annotations
  1. Apr 2022
    1. my nose crawled like a snail on the glass

      Metaphor (simile) and personification used to describe the current feelings the speaker is experiencing

    2. dry.

      Intense imagery of extreme weather and climate.

  2. Jan 2022
    1. you.

      The audience of the poem is the reader. This is not known until the last word, so it is interesting to reread the poem once more with this idea in mind. The author could have included 'you' earlier in the poem, but purposefully left this until the near end of the poem.

    2. own heart dry of blood

      The author is comparing life to blood. He does it in this line ad again in the next.

    3. now warm and capable

      The poem as a whole is very somber, but leads with words that would make you think otherwise.