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Flashcards in Poetry Deck (15):
1

When we two parted

'In silence and tears to sever for years'
Breakup

2

Love's philosophy

'The fountains mingle with the river'
Everything in nature comes in pairs

3

Porphyria's lover

'She shut the cold out and the storm'
Become an object- 'her' to 'it'

4

Sonnet 29 'i think of thee'

'My thoughts do twine about thee'
Wants to be with lover

5

Neutral tones

'The sun was white'
Landscape is bleak

6

Letters from Yorkshire

'Feeding words onto a blank screen'
Plural- routine happening all the time

7

The farmer's bride

'Her eyes, her hair, her hair'
Rhymes and stanzas inconsistent

8

Walking away

'Satellite wrenched from orbit'
Natural process- 'winged seed'

9

Eden rock

'Crossing is not as hard as you think'
Real/memory/imagination

10

Follower

'Today is my father who keeps stumbling behind me and will not go away'
Ambiguous ending

11

Mother, any distance

'Anchor, kite'
'Your fingertips still pinch'

12

Before you were mine

'I'm ten years away from the corner you laugh on'
'Mine' is possesive

13

Winter swans

'Our hands swum the distance between us'
'Two days of rain' - pathetic fallacy

14

Singh song

'It's priceless baby'
Slows down towards end to show intimacy

15

Climbing my grandfather

'I decide to do it without a rope or net'
Trust