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Here Dickman’s leaps from being in a person’s home with French doors to a ship ‘All night it felt like I was in your room, the French doors opened out onto the porch’. The emphasis for this poem is longing for a lover and Dickman uses the leap well to illustrate this. Further still in this poem there is ‘I keep waking up in a box made out of black ice, and sometimes theres your voice’ where the poem leaps from the author’s or narrator’s home into a ‘black ice’.
Mathew Dickman also uses leap in his poem snow, leap lines from this poem include ‘We can make snow angels with Rockefeller and most of Harvard Law. The white world Im talking about. The Kennedy brothers and snowball fights when all the roads leaving.’ Here the leap is from snow angels to Rockefeller and the to Harvard
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Whether this is because she cannot sing a song of May in tune, or because she wants to go against the grain is open for interpretation. However, upon closer examination, it seems that this is a poem about a rebellious soul; someone who does not want to follow the rules arbitrarily set by the society.
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Having grown up in an era when immigration has become a