Love Like Salt" by Lisel Mueller and "Song of Smoke" by Kevin Young - Essay Prowess

Love Like Salt” by Lisel Mueller and “Song of Smoke” by Kevin Young

Love Like Salt” by Lisel Mueller and “Song of Smoke” by Kevin Young

Compare and contrast "Love Like Salt" by Lisel Mueller and "Song of Smoke" by Kevin Young

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Kevin Young and Lisel Mueller use symbolism to create emotional charge in their poems. The poem Song of Smoke mirrors the spark that grows into a fire. Kevin Young utilizes the five senses thus creating a feeling where these senses collides, for instance, “the wish-/whish-whisk/ of your strut is flint/ striking rock ---the spark/ of a length cord/ smoke start.” The poem Song of Smoke makes the sight,

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