The Pot Plant Poem Analysis

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Poetry – Analysis
Gareth Simpson’s, The Pot Plant Tree is about his own experience of a failed relationship. It conveys an Idea of friendship between two individuals the symbolism of his Pot Plant trees is that they die from not being given the love and attention required. Therefore, this is an idea that the poet wants the reader to think about as it may connect with other readers experiences. He has used the symbolism of the 3 Pot Plants to represent each of the individuals in the relationship. ‘called one henry and the other loose nut’ ‘and you called yours Theodore’. Theodore represents the Female, Henry being his and Loosenut being the plant which was their ‘dying’ relationship’. The Poem’s structure involves stanza’s which show a development on the previous. The idea of his...

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