Identify and discuss what the poem means...
By Sara Teasdale
The wind is tossing the lilacs,
The new leaves laugh in the sun,
And the petals fall on the orchard wall,
But for me the spring is done.
Beneath the apple blossoms
I go a wintry way,
For love that smiled in April
Is false to me in May.
In a paragraph, with a topic and concluding sentence, discuss what the poem means. Identify and discuss how one sound effect, one figure of speech, and one example of imagery each contributes to the meaning.