What are some images that fit the poem "In Time Of Silver Rain"?

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The imagery captured by Hughes in his poem "In Time of Silver Rain" focuses on the beauty of spring. In the first stanza, the alliteration in "green grasses grow" focuses attention on the transformation of the earth's covering from winter into spring. Personification is used to highlight the imagery of...

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The imagery captured by Hughes in his poem "In Time of Silver Rain" focuses on the beauty of spring. In the first stanza, the alliteration in "green grasses grow" focuses attention on the transformation of the earth's covering from winter into spring. Personification is used to highlight the imagery of flowers "lift[ing] their heads" as they awaken into spring, and this shift into "new life" on the Earth is a cause of wonder.

In the third stanza, Hughes presents an image of butterflies which lift "silken" wings, both connoting the value and fragility in their beauty. Trees push forth new leaves in joy along a roadside, and boys and girls are so transformed by the nature around them that they pass by in song.

All of this is possible because of the "silver rain" in the title and closing stanza, which makes the reader consider the adage: Every cloud has a silver lining. Because of the rain, which humans may sometimes find a bit of an inconvenience, life emerges in spring as a joyous celebration of new life, evident in the imagery Hughes creates.

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I assume that you mean the poem "In Time of Silver Rain" by Langston Hughes.  This is a simple poem that describes the beauty and joy of springtime.

Some of the images in this poem are:

a)

 Green grasses grow
And flowers lift their heads,


b)

The butterflies
Lift silken wings

c)

And trees put forth
New leaves

d)

down the roadway
Passing boys and girls
Go singing

A couple of interesting notes about this poem:

The word "life" is repeated 5 times.

If you look at how the poem is printed on a page (or computer screen) each stanza looks a little bit like a tree (see link below).

 

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