spoonbait


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spoonbait

(ˈspuːnˌbeɪt)
n
(Angling) another name for spoon2
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In "The Spoonbait" he achieves more gravity by affecting the tones of an archaic sermon:
Unto a spoonbait that a child discovers Beneath the sliding lid of a pencil case .
Where "Old Pewter" and "The Spoonbait" aim at the spiritual insight of the emblem, "The Trees" dramatizes a tension between the desire for spiritual consolation and an acknowledgment that it is unattainable.