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To The Nile

Rating: 2.9
Son of the old Moon-mountains African!
Chief of the Pyramid and Crocodile!
We call thee fruitful, and that very while
A desert fills our seeing's inward span:
Nurse of swart nations since the world began,
Art thou so fruitful? or dost thou beguile
Such men to honour thee, who, worn with toil,
Rest for a space 'twixt Cairo and Decan?
O may dark fancies err! They surely do;
'Tis ignorance that makes a barren waste
Of all beyond itself. Thou dost bedew
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himanshi ruwandika 25 January 2020
it would be great if you add an appreciation of the poem with this
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Siluni himasha 19 January 2020
This poem is literary and very imaginative poem. Wow very nice poem. I like it very much
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rishma 13 August 2019
Shows the real cultural believes of. African people and how modern world look at it
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senaya 07 August 2019
The poem combines the reality with mythology while appreciating the nature exclusively and undiscribably.
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sathmini 05 July 2018
imaginative and very attractive poem....soooo nice
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