Sarojini Naidu

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

Cradle Song - Poem by Sarojini Naidu

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.

Comments about Cradle Song by Sarojini Naidu

  • Gold Star - 45,206 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/23/2014 9:53:00 AM)

    Cradle songs are always good to recite and understand the meaning in its purity and perfection exemplary and nice to recite as well. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 191 Points Meera Panigrahi (9/15/2012 11:16:00 AM)

    Exceptionally soft and loving-like a caress (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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