Anne Bradstreet’s ???Contemplations??? Anne Bradstreet??™s poem ???Contemplations??? is about eternity and time. The poem examines the world from a natural perspective and studies its implications on the spiritual world. Anne Bradstreet looks at numerous aspects of the natural world??™s time (Dolle 20). For example, the trees which can survive for several years and compares it to human lifetimes that last for a short span of time. Stones and rocks are also relatively compared due to their long term endurance.