Figures of Speech – Personification

Listen to the video below.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=xX1YWIRk-d0

Fog

BY CARL SANDBURG

The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.

Discussion:

What do you notice about the way Sandburg read the poem?

Close your eyes and listen to the poem one more time. Try to visualize what you hear. What did you see in your mind. Share your thoughts.

Questions.