What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem First Showers?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem First Showers?

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    1. Simile: The subject of the poem is described by comparing it to another object or subject, using ‘as’ or ‘like’. For Example, “like an infant”
    2. Metaphor: A common poetic device where an object in, or the subject of, a poem is described as being the same as another otherwise unrelated object. For Example, “Parched face”
    3. Alliteration: The repetition of the same letter sound across the start of several words in a line of text. For example, “And soaked me, smoothing my frayed nerves.”

     

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