The poem "In Praise of Creation" by Elizabeth Jennings celebrates creation by highlighting some of its various aspects. First of all, by titling the poem "In Praise of Creation" instead of "In Praise of Nature," the poet implies that there is intelligent design behind the wonders that she celebrates.
The first stanza focuses on the uniqueness and depth of the wonders to be found in creation. A singular bird, star, or eye of a tiger is enough to assert the majesty of the universe.
In the second stanza, the poet emphasizes the order to be found in creation through the use of several examples. The birds have a particular time during which they mate. At other particular times, the sky is full of...
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