In all poems there is a theme, whether the theme be obvious from the start or it be one that is difficult to find. No matter how long or short a poem or how complicated or simple every poem that you read will have a theme.
In "Beale Street Love" by Langston Hughes, the poem illustrates a theme that would be along the lines of a dangerous love. Hughes demonstrates this quality over and over
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the thing that was going to be lost was the boys hand but Frost took it to another level by taking the boys life.
I have tried to demonstrate to you that in every poem there is a theme. No matter the author or the length of the poem. You must make sure that you read the poem carefully and with an open mind to see really what the author has in store for you.