Vikram Seth

(20 June 1952 - / Kolkata / India)

The Frog and The Nightingale

Once upon a time a frog
Croaked away in Bingle Bog
Every night from dusk to dawn
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  • Rookie Mridula Dang (6/11/2013 7:06:00 AM)

    I learnt this poem while teaching Dipanshu my son English for the class 10th exam...lesson I learnt from this one was that...never allow anyone to let set in feelings of inadequacy...for the one who does that is an adequate one and is to be walked away from! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Enn Kay (4/17/2012 9:37:00 AM)

    This is such a gr8 poem...luv it! :) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,016 Points Unwritten Soul (3/14/2012 8:55:00 AM)

    I love this! it was a story in rhythmic..everybody can freely sing as their own style just like frog or nightingale, it's rhythmic rhymes story.. and the lesson even bigger..what a lovely one! ! _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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