1: Several lines start with the word “And” giving a run-on sentence feel.
2: The first stanza and the last stanza have corresponding meters and rhyme schemes.
3:The middle stanza is less organized and more scattered on the page.
4: “I will arise and go now” repeats at at the beginning of the final stanza, which works to create a full circle in the content of the poem.
5: Looking at the form of this poem in its entirety, it looks sort of like a sandwich or a cheeseburger with two solid stanzas on both the top and bottom, and then a mess of ingredients in the middle.
6:The inventory that he lists in the first stanza of all his belongings is quite short.
7:Several words have a solemn and solitary connotation such as “alone,” “slow,” “peace,” “glow.”
8:The poem reads in the future tense. In other words, this is a goal or dream that the narrator has. He states, “I will” and “I shall.”
9:The middle section feels more enchanting with phrases such as “midnight’s all a glimmer,” “Noon a purple glow,” “Crickets singing,” “Evening full of linnets wings.”
10: The final stanza comes back into present tense, and is more raw in its depiction of nature. For instance, grey pavement and lapping water.