Poetry:Presentation of youth in an easy passage and a leisure centre is also a temple of learning

‘Next to nothing’; ‘What can she know of the way the world admits us less and less the more we grow?’
In ‘AEP’ the innocence is effectively contrasted with cynicism

‘Her secret cleft shaved as neatly as a charlatan’s moustache’; ‘We twelve are the chrorus:/ we know what happens next’
In Leisure Centre the innocence is effectively contrasted with cynicism

‘Oyster painted toenails…which catch the sunlight briefly like the flash of armaments’; ‘Crouched’; ‘Halfway’
Both poets use powerful imagery that evokes a sense of the transience of youth -AEP

‘Breasts mound as though sculptured from sand by warm wind’; ‘she is summer cream slipped over raspberries’
Both poets use powerful imagery that evokes a sense of the transience of youth -Leisure centre

Sensory: ‘grains of asphalt hot beneath her toes’; One continuous stanza= one moment
Both poets use vignette form to describe a moment and highlight how the young become absorbed in the present-AEP

‘Absorbed in making herself more beautiful’; ‘Her head titled like a listening bird’
Both poets use vignette form to describe a moment and highlight how the young become absorbed in the present-Leisure Centre

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