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... If it would be the wind god who they are talking to then that is a funny progression. On the other hand I believe the way to interpret this is that they are talking to each other, as they have either gone mad or fall prey to the relationship that this poem is ultimately a metaphor for. Even when you look at the title itself it is indicative of someone looking onto these two individuals “through an opening”. These are reflective of Carl’s feeling on a particular pairing of people he has observed (or possibly experienced). It is easy to discern what the metaphor of this poem is, but the actual language he uses is masterful in the way expresses its message. Which is what I’ve grown accustomed to when reading Carl and is what I strive to do better as a poet. Carl is truly a master at what he does and that is why I chose to use one of his books to do for this assignment.
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