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Poem - Look How Rich We Are Together

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Poem Look How Rich we are Together, by Micere Githae Mugo, is a love poem from a woman to a man that thank him. The poem is comprised of 4 stanzas that are 8 lines of first and second stanza, 2 lines of third stanza and 7 lines of fourth stanza. There is not rhyme for this poem because each line has different syllables, such as line 1 has 6 syllables and line 6 has 3 syllables. There is not rhyme scheme, and this poem is neither a sonnet nor haiku.

The poem contains several examples of alliteration, such as in line 19, "Hold here." Another example is "how heart" in line 20 and "those thrilling" in line 22. There is personification in this poem such as the author's "heart dances with the sheer joy" (line 20). And also the author uses metaphor in this poem; the author is trying comparing the money and love (line 9-16).

you gave me everything a fortune that gave birth to our present treasure bank and in time taught me to deposit not to take all the time.Poem The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost, is about the author compare the road and the life. The poem is neither a sonnet nor a haiku because it contains four stanzas and five lines per stanza. The rhyme of the poem is iambic pentameter. The rhyme scheme of the poem is ABAABCDCCDEFEEFGHGH. The yields two sets of couplets, line3-4 and 13-14.

The poem uses many Alliteration, which can be found in line 6 "Then took the". Another example comes in line 8, "wanted wear". Onomatopoeia of this poem can be finding in line 13, which is the "Oh". The author uses the road compare to the life that is metaphor in the poem. There is a lot of imagery in the poem. We can see "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood" in line 1, touch the "wood" in line 1 and smell the "grassy" in line 8.

This poem talks about the author how to make a choice in his own future. The author described the life as the road. And his choice of life as the road that he took. The author comes to a fork in the road and needs to decide which way that his going to (line 1). And both ways are "equally worn" (line 10) and equally lay in leaves no step had trodden black (line11-12). From the poem that we know the author "took the one less traveled by" (line 19) and the author know when he chooses the one that is unusual, it "made all the difference" (line 20). The emotion of the poem is helpless and confuse. And the word "sorry" (line2) and "sigh" (line16) make the tone of the poem somewhat gloomy.



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