Christina Rossetti: Poems

How do we know that poet leaves the cornfield before the Skylark has stopped singing??

A green cornfield

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We learn the poet is the first to leave the field in the last two lines of the poem.

From the text:

And as I paused to hear his song
While swift the sunny moments slid,
Perhaps his mate sat listening long,
And listened longer than I did.


A Green Cornfield