The two poems are Love in Place by Nikki Giovanni and Love is Not All: It is Not Meat Nor Drink” by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
These are the questions needed to be answered to compare the two poems:
*How do imagery, music and technique support the meaning of the poem?
*Ask yourself where the poet broke the line.
*What pattern of images do you see?
*Look at the connotation and denotation of the words.
*Ask yourself what word dominates the poem?
What word grabs your attention? Look that word up if you dont know it.