- absence of pronoun before "Love" suggests distance.
- "fat gold watch" implies precious; time consuming; odd similie - distance?; Deist concept of God (watchmaker leaves watch../intricrate)
- "moth breath" & "pink roses" produce delicate imagery
- Non human imagery eg "watch" to describe child
- Animal imagery "cow-heavy" suggests mother is only there to support and provide milk
- free verse; lack of form indicates…