also a renowned novelist and journalist penned this simple poem,” The heart of a Tree”. It tells
about the beautiful connection man can weave with nature if he plants a tree.
The poet asks certain questions at the beginning and a kind of answering them too in the following lines. This is a
poetic device known as hypophora. The poem also hints on the moral obligation
human beings have, to make this world a beautiful one.
nature to be divine and Godly as they create heaven on earth as well. Like
the creator, the man also provides home, for thousands of winged creatures and in
return enjoy their blissful melodies. By planting trees, he makes this earth
greener and habitable. Thus providing the future generations a green and
trees. The man who plants a tree also harvests a good reap as he is indirectly
responsible for bringing rain to the earth. A lush green forest is thus formed with
his effort and he could have the joy of watching these blessings that no one
has ever watched before.
, alliteration, metaphors and a load of visual images, transferred epithets,
personification etc lends the poem a unique beauty of its own.