The syntax is unusual, broken up by full stops, end stops as the imperative comes to the fore. In particular, they wanted to look at two different ways people often think about love: love as perfect unity and love as a journey. The exclamation mark increases the emotion of the first line, making clear that Hardy wants Love to depart because of the pain it has caused him.
The purpose is to eat. The speaker understands that one will not be sure if they should share the truth of their emotions at the beginning.
Feel free to skip to the part most relevant to you. The poem is getting more and more negative. From reading this poem, it could be seen that he created this poem in light of his wife, Emma Lavinia Gifford, who died in This could come as a bit of a surprise, the imperative Eat.
The stranger who was your self but who has been neglected.
There used to be flowers in the garden. It takes its time, the subtle caesura natural and punctuated breaks or pauses placed for the reader to ponder on. But in the last two lines of the third stanza Blake is making use of a tetrameter, meaning the lines are longer than the previous ones.
Its said that the gates of the chapel are shut.