POETRY - The Manhunt

An extensive search. This is what the woman feels like she is going through to try to find her husband's emotions.
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'frozen river' - metaphor - tears are permanent but cold emotions.

'blown hinge of his jaw' - plosive, metaphor - can't talk.

'parachutte silk of his punctured lung' - metaphor - delicate lungs (breathing) are punctured = dangerous.

'foetus of metal' - metaphor - rapid growth of pain from here on.

'unexploded mine buried deep in his mind' - metaphor - volatile, unpredictable

'only then, did i come close' - she doesn't get there in the end.