Audience
people who think poetry should be strict/dont like or appreciate poetry

Purpose
– to show that poetry can be moving, emotional, and educational
– slams people who hate poetry because they dont understand it

Theme
– Poetry is educational and meaningful if you understand it

Narrative Style
– free verse

Tone
sassy, condescending, sly, tongue and cheek

Mood
contemplative, empowered/passionate, irritated

Imagery
– compares poetry to “imaginary gardens with real toads in them” to show they are fake stories but the people, emotions, and issues are real

Modernism/Imagism
– fragmented stanzas, not traditional