Toru Dutt
Calcutta / British India
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Sonnet

Rating: 4.7
A sea of foliage girds our garden round,
But not a sea of dull unvaried green,
Sharp contrasts of all colors here are seen;
The light-green graceful tamarinds abound
Amid the mango clumps of green profound,
And palms arise, like pillars gray, between;
And o'er the quiet pools the seemuls lean,
Red-red, and startling like a trumpet's sound.
But nothing can be lovelier than the ranges
Of bamboos to the eastward, when the moon
Looks through their gaps, and the white lotus changes
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rahul maharana 25 January 2018
Iknow he like nature so he descibe about nature
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M Asim Nehal 20 January 2016
Nice imagery and beautiful poem.
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Manonton Dalan 20 January 2016
so beautiful she's like describing where I grow up...thanks
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* Sunprincess * 20 January 2016
......a poem of most exquisite beauty... .i feel an artist could not have painted the scene more beautiful ?
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Ratnakar Mandlik 20 January 2016
Mind blowing description of the beauty of nature evident in the garden with it's varied trees having foliage and flowers of motley hues has been adroitly portrayed in this beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing.
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A best poem that I reads here.
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A beautiful poem about casuarina tree and likes it.
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Allemagne Roßmann 30 September 2012
One of the best sonnet i have ever read
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