What are the poetic devices used in the poem Not Just a Teacher, But a Friend?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Not Just a Teacher, But a Friend?

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    1. Simile:In the line ‘I feel like I have just been shot’, the persona compares him feeling terrible to feeling as if they have been shot. The usage of like makes this a simile thus.
    2. Apostrophe: The persona addressed this poem to their teacher. This can be seen with the usage of the word ‘you’ throughout the poem.
    3. Enjambment: This poem has sentences running over to the subsequent line. A couple of examples would be ‘As each day grew longer/Our trust became stronger and ‘Even though sometimes you don’t have time/You at least ask me if I am fine.

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