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The poem "Persimmons" is narrated in the first person.
"Persimmons" moves back and forth between past and present tense. The speaker presents flashes of memories in both tenses.
The title "Persimmons" refers to Lee's memory of the fruit in relation to his family and an experience he had in the sixth grade classroom.
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