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  1. Oct 2016
    1. Unreal City Under the brown fog of a winter noon

      The city remains the same, by just being covered in fog as people go on with their days. The city may seem unreal because you can't distinguish the seasons due to the heavy fog.

    2. Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep sea swell

      This line is implying that we choose to forget the power of nature, and how it can destroy us in an instant. Even when nature tries to warn us itself.

    3. “What are you thinking of? What thinking? What? “I never know what you are thinking. Think.”

      The repetition of "what" and "think" shows us the frustration of wanting something and at the same time questioning whether we even what that.

      “Just remember that the things you put into your head are there forever, he said. You might want to think about that. You forget some things, dont you? Yes. You forget what you want to remember and you remember what you want to forget.” ― Cormac McCarthy, The Road

    4. Dead mountain mouth of carious teeth that cannot spit

      Here we see the theme of death again, but this time describing how mountains are dead without water just like humans would be.

    5. I had not thought death had undone so many.

      Death seems to have surprised man people and made them question the reality of its coming.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. Opposite

      Does this mean the arrangement went wrong and needs the opposite?

    2. place

      Is the speaker suppose to feel comfortable and at home?

    3. eighteen

      Is there a reason why there are three Es in both eleven and eighteen?

    1. power

      the word power is describing knowledge and the evils of truths it brings to ones' self. People that don't have knowledge show they are pessimistic and believe people are evil as they grow smarter.

    1. jug

      The jug represent the sorrow that man feels and by bringing it up all the time in a public place to others is him showing other just how sad he is. And the word jug is repeated.

    2. webs

      He is speaking of old ties from the past that has connected ancestry to the present and giving people a sense of identity through that.

    1. Earth is eating trees, fence posts,

      We are slowing killing the earth because we are all growing and using limited resources.

    2. From they sack and they belly opened

      Turning ones' back to someone who had ones been there for them. Self inflicted suffering.

    3. They Lion grow.

      The repetition of this is showing us just how hungry for power one is.

    1. In this merging he wishes neither of the older selves to be lost.

      Doesn't want to lose the history and hardships of the dead to be lost or a waste.

    2. Between me and the other

      showing that there is a double vision, a veil.