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This is a metaphoric poem about day and night.
Second ASSIGNMENT for lesson FOUR: Write an allegorical poem - one with a second distinct meaning partially hidden behind its literal or visible meaning.



Assignment Requirements:



Please utilize figurative language in your poem.



Try to use the poetic devices learned in previous lessons.



Your poem may be any subject, length, or form. It needs to be allegorical.





The Prince of Night is in love with the Morning Princess,

The Princess is stupefying with golden jewellery added to her dress;

She is fair and cheerful,

He is dark and mournful.



The Prince though tall and handsome,

is always doleful and glum;

While she is full of  vivacity,

She is full of vitality.



Every night the Prince waits for her in despair,

She refuses to come in a proud air;

She appears every morning with a dazzling brilliance,

The Prince fears her extraordinary radiance.



So every morning he flees,

With a stolen look he sees;

One day she grabs him and says,"Why are you feeling low?

It's your seeds of love that now I am going to sow!"



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