Treasure Island

Sarojini Naidu

(13 February 1879 - 2 March 1949 / Hyderabad / India)

Cradle Song


FROM groves of spice,
O'er fields of rice,
Athwart the lotus-stream,
I bring for you,
Aglint with dew
A little lovely dream.


Sweet, shut your eyes,
The wild fire-fiies
Dance through the fairy neem;
From the poppy-bole
For you I stole
A little lovely dream.


Dear eyes, good-night,
In golden light
The stars around you gleam;
On you I press
With soft caress
A little lovely dream.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
25 person liked.
2 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: fairy, dream, dance, fire, light, night, song, star

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Cradle Song by Sarojini Naidu )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

New Poems

  1. Gumsum Gumsum, Akhtar Jawad
  2. Workmates?, Over The Moon
  3. Some way or other, gajanan mishra
  4. A Piece Of My Love., Philip Mutuku
  5. I Am Time, Time, Indelible, Indestructib.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  6. Cambridge -Seat of Learning., Geoffrey Fafard
  7. Disharmony......, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  8. Time Is Not Staying In Place, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  9. If Not Homespun, Scott J. Shepard
  10. Gifts, Scott J. Shepard

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]