Cradle Song Poem by Sarojini Naidu

Cradle Song

Rating: 3.5


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.

Cradle Song
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Meera Panigrahi 15 September 2012

Exceptionally soft and loving-like a caress

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

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Sarah 28 January 2018

It was a wonderful poem. I love it’s rymimg

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arnav 13 March 2018

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Dr Antony Theodore 30 May 2018

I bring for you, Aglint with dew A little lovely dream. a fine poem.. of a great indian poetess.. tony

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Chinedu Dike 03 May 2022

A beautiful, sonorous poem with vivid imagery.

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Ruta Mohapatra 03 May 2022

Ah, truly the nightingale...

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Deluke Muwanigwa 24 October 2020

A lovely ode to her cradle. It is good to celebrate who you are warts and all.

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Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu

Hyderabad / India
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