Those Winter Sundays
by Robert Hayden
Those Winter Sundays Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Warm and the Cold
“Those Winter Sundays” is very concerned with the temperature. First it’s cold. Like, really, really, really cold. Then, fires are lit! It’s warm. Super warm. So why all this focus on the t...
The final lines of the poem, “What did I know, what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?” really pack a punch. They’re so sad, so remorseful, so full of regret and the kind of...