Women- Alice Walker theme and poetic devices (poem included)?

"They were women then My mama's generation Husky of voice__stout of Step With fists as well as Hands How they battered down Doors And ironed Starched white Shirts How they led Armies Headragged generals Across mined Fields Booby-trapped Ditches To discover books Desks A place for... show more "They were women then
My mama's generation
Husky of voice__stout of
Step
With fists as well as
Hands
How they battered down
Doors
And ironed
Starched white
Shirts
How they led
Armies
Headragged generals
Across mined
Fields
Booby-trapped
Ditches
To discover books
Desks
A place for us
How they knew what we
MUST know
Without knowing a page
Of it
Themselves."
I need help finding all of the poetic devices and the theme. Thank you(:
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