Winter Swans

1

How many stanzas are in this poem?

2

What might the 'two days of rain' represent?

3

Which literary device is 'like boats righting in rough weather' an example of?

4

Sentences move across line and stanza breaks in this poem. What is this called?

5

How does he show that the couple are holding hands in the end?

6

How is language used in the penultimate stanza to represent the softening relationship?

7

What is the main theme of this poem?