What are imagery, tone and metaphors used by Pablo Neruda in "Saddest Poem?"

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The tone of the poem "Saddest Poem," which is how the author feels about his subject, is "bereavement;" he is grieving for the loss of his love. And although he says he does not love her, paradoxically, he admits he still does love her: he is enmeshed in the memories of their love together.

I no longer love her, true, but how much I loved her.

Imagery can be found throughout the poem: Neruda, a master of love poetry, also employs beautiful imagery in speaking of the woman he loves. One example deals with the stars. This imagery suggests that their love was beautiful...

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