Examples Of Personification In Poets Like Lucille Clifton

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Poets like Lucille Clifton, author of "the earth is a living thing", Pat Mora, author of "Gold", and Mary Oliver, author of "Sleeping in the forest" use personification to create a message about nature in the poems. In "Sleeping in the Forest", in lines 3 and 4 it says "arranging her dark skirts". The author shows personification in this way to help humans like us understand the Earth better. In "Gold", it says in lines 1 and 2, " When the Sun paints the desert with its gold". This shows personification because only humans can

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