Time Theme in Poetry

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  • Time
    • Hour
      • Time hates love, wants love poor
      • Love's time's beggar, but even a single hour.
      • For thousands of seconds we kiss
        • thousands  of seconds - seconds are a short time but having thousands makes it longer
        • Thousands - shows how time is treasured with the one you love.
        • We kiss - Intimacy in the moment where they are both kissing
        • Seconds - Time slows when you're with the one you love.
    • To his Coy Mistress
      • Had we but world enough and time
      • Thus, though we cannot make our son stand still.
        • Son stand still - time cannot be stopped because of love
        • Son- could be 'sun' as in time or an actual child, may not be preventable in a relationship.
      • Time's winged chariot hurrying near
    • Sonnet 116
      • Love's not Time's Fool
        • Time's Fool - cannot be tricked or changed
        • Love can't trick time as it cannot be perceived any differently.
      • Love alters not with his bread hours and weeks
      • O no it is an ever-fixed mark.
    • Harmonium
      • Thee Father and Son, each in their time.
      • Had aged the harmonium's softwood case.
      • For a Hundred years that organ had stood
        • Hundred Years- shows raging of the harmonium could relate to the ageing of father.
        • Organ had stood - shows the personification of the harmonium
    • Sonnet 43
      • For the ends of being and Ideal Grace.
      • Smiles, tears, of all my life!
      • I shall but love thee better after death.
        • better after death - shows the permanence of love how if it is true love it will never end.
        • but love thee - beyond the limitations and it is eternal.


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