What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem The Poetry of Earth?

What are the poetic devices/figures of speech used in the poem The Poetry of Earth?

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    1. Personification– Personification is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. The Grasshopper and the Cricket are personified in this poem.
    2. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “new-mown mead”, “from the stove there shrills”
    3. Imagery– Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “the hot sun”, “cooling trees”, “a lone winter evening, when the frost/ Has wrought a silence”, “some grassy hills”

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