What are the poetic devices used in the poem Water?

What are the poetic devices used in the poem Water?

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    • Conceit: An often unconventional, logically complex, or surprising metaphor whose delights are more intellectual than sensual. The poet uses water as a conceit for social injustice to the lower castes.
    • Enjambment: The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
    • Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example,

    The water is witness

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