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The Flower-School - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

When storm-clouds rumble in the sky and June showers come down.
The moist east wind comes marching over the heath to blow its
bagpipes among the bamboos.
Then crowds of flowers come out of a sudden, from nobody knows
where, and dance upon the grass in wild glee.
Mother, I really think the flowers go to school underground.
They do their lessons with doors shut, and if they want to
come out to play before it is time, their master makes them stand
in a corner.
When the rain come they have their holidays.
Branches clash together in the forest, and the leaves rustle
in the wild wind, the thunder-clouds clap their giant hands and the
flower children rush out in dresses of pink and yellow and white.
Do you know, mother, their home is in the sky, where the stars
are.
Haven't you see how eager they are to get there? Don't you
know why they are in such a hurry?
Of course, I can guess to whom they raise their arms; they
have their mother as I have my own.


Comments about The Flower-School by Rabindranath Tagore

  • Freshman - 559 Points Shareq Rahman (12/6/2016 1:03:00 AM)

    Rabindranath lived in the heyday of British India. He saw all the myriads of tropical seasonal and perennial flowers. He used to spend his summers in hills of Darjeeling and there he saw all the European flowers. Indians and Bangladeshis swoon to the lyrics of his flower songs. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 74,163 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/18/2015 8:37:00 AM)

    A story of mother nature and the great power of motherhood and poem created by the great poet Gurudev Tagore. (Report) Reply

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