Poems In English

My Role: Poem On Builders And Labour

My Role - Inspirational Poem On Builders & Labour

Labour in India refers to employment in the economy of India. In 2012, there were around 487 million workers in India, the second largest after China. Of these over 94 percent work in unincorporated, unorganized enterprises ranging from pushcart vendors to home-based diamond and gem polishing operations. The organised sector includes workers employed by the government, state-owned enterprises and private …

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Hanuman Chalisa: Forty chaupais on Hanuman

Hanuman Chalisa - Tulsidas

The Hanuman Chalisa (हनुमान चालीसा; literally Forty chaupais on Hanuman) is a Hindu devotional hymn (stotra) addressed to Hanuman. It is traditionally believed to have been authored by 16th-century poet Tulsidas in the Awadhi language, and is his best known text apart from the Ramcharitmanas. The word “chalisa” is derived from “chālīs”, which means the number forty in Hindi, as …

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Pray to What Earth: Henry David Thoreau

Pray to What Earth: Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay “Civil Disobedience” (originally published as “Resistance to Civil Government”), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. Thoreau’s books, articles, …

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Our Earth: Mother Earth Day Poem For Kids

Our Earth: Mother Earth Day Poem For Kids

Our Earth: Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and floods, as well as a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season, have affected millions of people. Now we face COVID-19, a worldwide health pandemic link to the health of our ecosystem. Climate change, man-made changes to …

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Independence Day of India (An Acrostic): Dr John Celes

Independence Day of India

Independence Day of India: Indian nationalism developed as a concept during the Indian independence movement which campaigned for independence from British rule. Indian nationalism is an instance of territorial nationalism, which is inclusive of all of the people of India, despite their diverse ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds. It continues to strongly influence the politics of India and reflects an …

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America: A Prophecy – Book by William Blake

America: A Prophecy - Book by William Blake

America: A Prophecy – William Blake The Guardian Prince of Albion burns in his nightly tent, Sullen fires across the Atlantic glow to America’s shore: Piercing the souls of warlike men, who rise in silent night, Washington, Franklin, Paine & Warren, Gates, Hancock & Green; Meet on the coast glowing with blood from Albions fiery Prince. Washington spoke; Friends of …

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Easter: Easter Sunday Special English Poem

Easter: Easter Sunday Special English Poem

Easter Poem: Katharine Tynan (23 January 1859 – 2 April 1931) was an Irish writer, known mainly for her novels and poetry. After her marriage in 1893 to the Trinity College scholar, writer and barrister Henry Albert Hinkson (1865–1919) she usually wrote under the name Katharine Tynan Hinkson, or variations thereof. Of their three children, Pamela Hinkson (1900–1982) was also …

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