As the poem progresses, the speaker builds up the imagery, creating a wish-list in readiness for life on this distant island. He will need sustenance, so wants to grow fresh food and have honey:
The scene: Wye river valley, border between England and Wales (between home and a wilder, foreign place). It’s spring—the seasons like clothing, “clad” in green that erases human boundaries (seasons are human inventions... Read more →
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