The poem uses a number of poetic devices in the poem which I will discuss briefly.
- Metaphor: Rose Plant in the poem is a metaphor which symbolically refers to a person who dreams to succeed.
- Alliteration: “the rose that”, “crack in the concrete”, “walk without”, “feet funny”, “Long live”, “when no one“.
- Personification: “it learned to walk without having feet”, “it learned to breathe”
Read the summary of the poem here.
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