Does the poet use the literary devices in the poem?
Yes the poet uses metaphors, alliteration and imagery in the poem.The poet describes the tree metaphorically:‘a friend of sun and sky, ’ ‘the flag of breezes free. ’
He uses alliteration when he says: He plants a friend of sun and sky.
In hushed and happy twilight heard’
Visual Imagery is used in the poem: The shaft of beauty, towering high:, ‘the flag of breezes free. ’And auditory imagery is also used: ‘For song and mother-croon of bird.’