08th December, 2016
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Interpretation of Death, Be Not Proud by Donne

Background "Death, Be Not Proud" is a sonnet by John Donne. It was published in 1633, after Donne’s death, although he wrote the poem in 1609. It is one of nineteen sonnets comprising Donne’s Holy Sonnets. Structure The poem is a Petrarchan, or Italian, sonnet. It is composed of 14 total lines. The first eight ... Keep Reading

19th October, 2016
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Analysis of The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

Background Rupert Brooke wrote "The Soldier" in 1914. It forms part of a series of poems, all written by Brooke. The poems were written as war sonnets at the onset of World War I. Structure "The Soldier" is a Petrarchan sonnet. It is split accordingly in two stanzas, an octave followed by a sestet. Also characteristic... Keep Reading

01st July, 2016
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Analysis of And The Moon And The Stars And The World

Background "And The Moon And The Stars And The World" is a poem written by Charles Bukowski. Bukowski was a famous American poet who achieved publication at the young age of 20. This particular poem was published in the book Mockingbird Wish Me Luck in 1972. Structure "And The Moon And The Stars And The World" is a very ... Keep Reading

23rd June, 2016
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Analysis of Le Pont Mirabeau by Guillaume Apollinaire

Background "Le Pont Mirabeau" by French poet Guillaume Apollinaire was first published in February of the year 1912. Many who have read, heard, or studied it hail it as lovely and lyrical. Many translations have been published since then, some more literal than others. The translation by Richard Wilbur can be found in the ... Keep Reading

22nd April, 2016
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Interpretation of Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley

Background "Little Orphant Annie" was written by the best-selling writer, James Whitcomb Riley. He was born in Indiana and known for his works appealing to a young, or child, audience. The poem was first published in the Indianapolis Journal on November 15, 1885 titled as "The Elf Child." Structure The poem is composed of ... Keep Reading

10th April, 2016
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Analysis of The Tyger by William Blake

Background "The Tyger" was written by William Blake and first published in the year 1794 as part of the poetry collection book Songs of Experience. The poem is one of his best-known works. Blake’s poetry is highly symbolic, rife with imagery and creativity. Structure The poem consists of 24 lines, broken up evenly into ... Keep Reading

22nd March, 2016
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Interpretation of A Poet to his Beloved by William Buttler Yeats

Background "A Poet to his Beloved" was written by Irish poet, William Butler Yeats. It was first with other poems in his collection "A wind among the reeds" in 1899. Much of Yeat’s early poetry centered on themes of love and courtship. It is believed these poems, including "A Poet to his Beloved", were inspired by and ... Keep Reading

15th February, 2016
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Interpretation of Din Kuch Aise Gujarta Hai Koi by Gulzar

Din Kuch Aisey Guzarta Hai Koi Jaisey Ehsaan Utarta Hai Koi Aaina Dekh Kar Tasal-li Hui Humko Is Ghar Mein Janta Hai Koi Paak Gaya Hai Sajar Pe Fal Shayed Phir Se Patthar Uchaltaa Hai Koi Der Se Gunj-tte Hain Sannate Jaisey Humko Pukarta hai Koi दिन कुछ ऐसे गुजारता है कोई –... Keep Reading

02nd December, 2015
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Meaning of Pushp Ki Abhilasha by Makhanlal Chaturvedi

Pushp Ki Abhilasha… Chah Nahin Mai SurBala Ke Gehnon Mein Guntha Jaaon. Chah Nahin Premi Mala Mein Bindh, Pyari Ko Lalchaon. Chah Nahin Samraton Ke Shav Par, He Hari Dala Jaaon. Chah Nahin Devon Ke Sar Par Chadhon, Bhagya Par Itraoon. Mujhey Tod Lena Banmali, Us Path Par Tum Dena Phaink, Matra Bhoomi Per Sheesh ... Keep Reading

17th November, 2015
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Meaning of Jab Deep Jaley Aana By Ravinder Jain

This poem is written by a great music director and lyricist Ravindra Jain. This poem was used in the movie Chitchor starring Starring: Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab, Vijayendra Ghatge, A.K. Hangal , as a song in 1976. It became very famous. It was sung by Yesudas and was liked my many people. Jab Deep Jaley Aana By Ravinder ... Keep Reading