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  1. In the poem Trees, the poet compare the tree with a lovely poem because he wants to tell the readers that humans' creativity is inferior to the creativity of God. We can compose beautiful poem. However our poems cannot be as beautiful as a tree because the latter has been created by God. Read summarRead more

    In the poem Trees, the poet compare the tree with a lovely poem because he wants to tell the readers that humans’ creativity is inferior to the creativity of God. We can compose beautiful poem. However our poems cannot be as beautiful as a tree because the latter has been created by God.

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  1. The tone of the poem Trees is light-hearted. There is no serious theme. The poet is describing the jovial and naughty nature of spring breeze which brings back the greenery and keeps teasing the trees. Read summary of this poem.

    The tone of the poem Trees is light-hearted. There is no serious theme. The poet is describing the jovial and naughty nature of spring breeze which brings back the greenery and keeps teasing the trees.

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  1. The moral lesson of the poem Trees is that the creativity of poets i.e. poems can never be compared with the creativity of God. God has created beautiful trees while humans cut them down and write poems on the pages made out of the wood. Hence, we are fools as instead of appreciating the real beautyRead more

    The moral lesson of the poem Trees is that the creativity of poets i.e. poems can never be compared with the creativity of God. God has created beautiful trees while humans cut them down and write poems on the pages made out of the wood.

    Hence, we are fools as instead of appreciating the real beauty, we destroy it.

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  1. Trees by Joyce Kilmer is a lyric poem in which the poet is appreciating the beauty of tree during the spring season. Read summary of this poem.

    Trees by Joyce Kilmer is a lyric poem in which the poet is appreciating the beauty of tree during the spring season.

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  1. In the poem Trees , the tree itself is described in terms of a lady because the poet refers it as "her" in 3rd and 4th couplets. In addition, its branches are described as hair and its upper part is referred to as bosom (which means breasts of female). And the poet also describes how the spring breeRead more

    In the poem Trees , the tree itself is described in terms of a lady because the poet refers it as “her” in 3rd and 4th couplets. In addition, its branches are described as hair and its upper part is referred to as bosom (which means breasts of female). And the poet also describes how the spring breeze and the rain tease it, kiss it and also do love making. Hence tree symbolises a female in this poem.

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  1. The theme of the poem Trees revolve around the beauty of nature. The poet wrote this poem when he happened to see the tree outside her house one morning. He was mesmerised by its beauty. Hence the poem is all about the beauty of the tree, particularly during the spring season. In this poem, the poetRead more

    The theme of the poem Trees revolve around the beauty of nature. The poet wrote this poem when he happened to see the tree outside her house one morning. He was mesmerised by its beauty.

    Hence the poem is all about the beauty of the tree, particularly during the spring season. In this poem, the poet imagines the tree as a female and refers it using the word “her”. He describes how the tree as beautiful and keeps praying to God by lifting its leafy arms i.e. branches upwards.

    Like mothers, it also provides shelter to the birds and faces hardships (snow). The spring breeze often teases it and kisses it. The rain also intimates with the tree.

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  1. The poem Trees is symbolic and has ample of images. e.g. in the first line, the poet says that he has never seen a poem as lovely as a tree. A poem and a tree are two different things and do not have any relation. However, here the poet brings both of them into a comparison. According to him, poetryRead more

    The poem Trees is symbolic and has ample of images. e.g. in the first line, the poet says that he has never seen a poem as lovely as a tree. A poem and a tree are two different things and do not have any relation. However, here the poet brings both of them into a comparison. According to him, poetry is the creativity of the poet while tree is the creativity of God and the letter is far better than the former.

    Next, the poet symbolises earth as a mother which feeds the tree. The surface of earth is symbolised as breast which feeds water to the tree.

    In the third couplet, the poet imagines that the tree is praying to God and calls its branches as leafy arms. In the fourth couplet, the poet describes how the tree provides shelter to birds. Here the branches of the tree are called hair (of a woman).

    Finally the poet calls the tree’s upper part as breast (which are found in humans) and says that life us, the tree also suffers (during the winters) and has feelings (as it intimates with the rain.

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