This essay was on Poetry, the writer was to Write a 900-1000 word essay on the following: In the last stanza of “Those Winter Sundays”, the narrator poses a question: “What did I know, what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?” In this poem, for whom is love “Austere and lonely,” and why? this paper responds with respect to Poet Robert Hayden 1913–1980… 1 Robert Hayden, “Those Winter Sundays” from Collected Poems of Robert Hayden, edited by Frederick Glaysher. Copyright ©1966 by Robert Hayden. Reprinted with the permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation. Source: Collected Poems of Robert Hayden (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1985)