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Ode to My Socks

Ode to My Socks


1. twice beautiful / is beauty / and what is good doubly / goodThese lines are an example of…→anaphora
2. two mammoth blackbirds, / two cannons,These lines are an example of…→double-vision
3. two socks soft / as rabbits. These lines are an example of…→simile
4. two tired old / fire fighters These lines are an example of…→personification
5. I resisted / the wild impulse / to place them / in a cage / of gold / and daily feed them / birdseed / and rosy melon flesh. These lines are a metaphor comparing the socks to…→birds
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