9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Peacock The Peacock : His loud sharp call seems to come from nowhere. Then, a flash of turquoise in the pipal tree The slender neck arched away from you as he descends, and as he darts away, a glimpse of the very end of his tail. I […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love The Passionate Shepherd to His Love : Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields. And we will sit upon rocks, Seeing the shepherds […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Panther The Panther : His vision, from the constantly passing bars, has grown so weary that it cannot hold anything else. It seems to him there are a thousand bars; and behind the bars, no world. As he paces in cramped circles, over and over, the movement […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Paddling-Pool The Paddling-Pool : Down by the river On the way to school, We have to pass By the paddling-pool. The grass is green, And the water cool, And we stay to play By the paddling-pool, Down by the river On the way to school. Ann Berry […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The One Furrow The One Furrow : When I was young, I went to school With pencil and foot rule Sponge and slate, And sat on a tall stool At learning’s gate. When I was older, the gate swung wide; Clever and keen-eyed In I pressed, But found […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Oakak The Oakak : The oak stands straight and tall, but not in boots, nor any shoes at all: just in roots. Norma Farber The word POETRY originates from a Greek word meaning TO MAKE. A poet is thus a maker and the poem something that is […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The noises that animals make The noises that animals make : Roar like a lion. Bark like a dog. Neigh like a horse. Moo like a cow. Quack like a duck. Chirp like a sparrow. Bleat like a goat. Chatter like a monkey. Grunt like a pig. Hiss […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Naughty Boy The Naughty Boy : There was a naughty boy, And a naughty boy was he. He ran away to Scotland, The people there to see – Then he found That the ground Was as hard, That a yard Was as long, That a song Was […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The National Anthem of India The National Anthem of India : Jana-gana-mana-adhinayaka jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata. Punjaba-Sindhu-Gujarata-Maratha- Dravida-Utkala-Banga Vindhya-Himachala-Yamuna-Ganga Uchchhala-jaladhi-taranga Tava Subha name jage, Tava Subha asisa mage, Gahe tava jaya-gatha. Jana-gana-mangala-dayaka jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata. Jaya he, jaya he, jaya he Jaya jaya, jaya, jaya he. Rabindranath Tagore The […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Nation United The Nation United : A Noiseless, Patient Spider A Noiseless Patient Spider I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself, Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding […]

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