This is my letter to the World
That never wrote to Me—
The simple News that Nature told—
With tender Majesty
Her Message is committed
To Hands I cannot see—
For love of Her—Sweet—countrymen—
Judge tenderly—of Me
an exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressed to a person (typically one who is dead or absent) or thing (typically one that is personified)
when a poem has lines ending with words that sound the same
the attribution of human qualities to a non-human thing
A stanza made of four lines.
A rhyme where the words have similar sounds in their stressed syllables.