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Boats Sail On The Rivers

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Boats sail on the rivers,
And ships sail on the seas;
But clouds that sail across the sky
Are prettier far than these.
There are bridges on the rivers,
As pretty as you please;
But the bow that bridges heaven,
And overtops the trees,
And builds a road from earth to sky,
Is prettier far than these.

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Gowher 09 December 2018

what are the clouds prettier than

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random stranger 15 May 2019

The poet is implying that nature is prettier than anything humans make so in this case the clouds are prettier than the boats.

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Aditi 03 September 2018

Very good

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Izma maryam mirza 28 April 2018

This poem has been in my L.R literature reader

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Nooruddin Noor 20 September 2014

nice poem making childhood memories fresh!

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Rama Satyanarayana 04 January 2012

What a fine poem which I heard during my childhood days. Over five decades and the poem still lingers in my heart.A great poem indeed.

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Paul Sudhin 23 February 2018

Fantastic indelible poem

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