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Question: How do you know what the subject of a poem is!?
and to be more specific,
the subject of this poem

Two Children

Two children (small), one Four, one Five,
Once saw a bee go in a hive,
They'd never seen a bee before!
So waited there to see some more!.
And sure enough along they came
A dozen bees (and all the same!)
Within the hive they buzzed about;
Then, one by one, they all flew out!.
Said Four: 'Those bees are silly things,
But how I wish I had their wings!'

Spike Milligan

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Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
Quote from a book on Grammar in regard to the make up of a sentence

Try to think of it as a combination of two units:
The subject - What it is
The predicate - What we are saying about it!.

So this poem is a mixture of subject and predicate!.!.!.I suppose!.!.!.but maybe I am making this too complicated!.!.!.!.the children seeing the bees is the subject of the poem!!!!!!!

You have to hold the poem over a candle flame and as the paper heats up the answer will be magically revealed!.!.!.!.

Think about it, what is the poem about!?

Well then, that's the subject!.

I know Milligan's work tends towards the surreal at times and can be hysterically off the wall but this one is quite simple!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

I think that it's about the children's curiosity as related to the unknownWww@QuestionHome@Com

You may need to read it about 10 more times!. It is about the Children!.Www@QuestionHome@Com