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What metaphors are used in Last Request by Joel Brouwer?

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Lines 33-36 contain the only true metaphor in this poem, and it is a powerful one. Calling the world "a stagnant ditch between nothing / and nothing," he inflicts a hard sentence on human society and yet determines that living in a bad world is still better than not living at all.

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