Poems on love use personification when they attribute human characteristics to nonhuman objects. This can be accomplished by assigning emotions, actions or personality traits to objects or animals that do not truly have these capabilities.Know More
Love poems are replete with examples of personification. Shakespeare's Sonnet XIX reads, "And make the earth devour her own sweet brood." In this line, Shakespeare personifies the earth by giving it a gender designation (her) and by assigning it the action of devouring her brood.
In this poem, personification is used to emphasize the narrator's feeling of desperation not to lose the woman he loves to the inevitability of aging and death. By personifying the earth, as well as time in other passages of this sonnet, the narrator engages his readers, drawing them in and making them empathize with his strong emotions. Shakespeare uses personification throughout the poem to demonstrate the depth of the narrator's love for this woman. He loves her so desperately that he implores time to stop.
Poems on love use personification to represent the power and feeling of love, which is by nature intangible and difficult to describe. Through the use of personification, love can be given attributes and actions and made more tangible.Learn more about Poetry
Two of the most timeless love poems, titled "I Love Thee" and "Wild Nights," were written by Eliza Acton and Emily Dickinson. Dating back to the 1800s, "I Love Thee" by Eliza Acton is a love poem that uses a rhyming pattern. "Wild Nights" by Emily Dickinson, an American poet, shares what biographers believe is a mysterious, romantic fantasy.Full Answer >
Some poems about fruits and vegetables include: "Fruits and Vegetables" by Geneen Myers, "To a Field of Celery" by Alfred Hitch and "Peaches" by Hattie Howard. "Fruits and Vegetables" talks about various fruits and vegetables, "To a Field of Celery" describes a personal relationship with vegetables and "Peaches" describes how delicious and enticing peaches are.Full Answer >
Poems by Filipino poets include "Half an Hour in the House of Indecision or Procrastination" by Conchitina Cruz, "For Maria Kodama’s Other Borges" by Marjorie Evasco and "There was the Climate" by Francisco Guevara. These modern Filipino poets write in English, though their work is not especially well-known in the United States.Full Answer >
Some poems that include synecdoche are Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Ozymandias," T.S. Eliot's "Preludes" and Robert Browning's "The Ring and the Book." Synecdoche refers to an author's use of a part to refer to a whole, or vice versa.Full Answer >