Analysis of Emanuel Xavier’s poem “Urban Affection”. Why is it addressed to Walt Whitman? How does this poem rise social and/or political issues? Compare it to other political poems: Still, I Rise and Caged Bird by Maya Angelou; If I Were Another by Mahmoud Darwish.
Please focus on the poetic devices and techniques such as meter, rhyme, rhythm, metaphors, similes, alliteration, assonance, apostrophe, etc., in this particular poem to develop your original analysis.