Sarojini Naidu

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

Indian Weavers - Poem by Sarojini Naidu

WEAVERS, weaving at break of day,
Why do you weave a garment so gay? . . .
Blue as the wing of a halcyon wild,
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Comments about Indian Weavers by Sarojini Naidu

  • Uddhab Naik (8/19/2016 9:56:00 AM)


    Beautiful use of alliteration..... (Report) Reply

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  • (2/12/2014 8:54:00 PM)


    The simple act of weaving connects our life from birth to death, without clothing, we humans are reduced to the pre-human state. The poetess has expressed this importance of the weaver in our lives quite simply and eloquently. (Report) Reply

  • (9/10/2013 12:18:00 PM)


    reads more like a nursery rhyme to me. (Report) Reply

  • (7/15/2013 7:46:00 AM)


    i'm also related from this community indian weavers (Report) Reply

  • (7/15/2013 7:44:00 AM)


    this is about hindu weavers also known as kori/koli caste (Report) Reply








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