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The Mulberry Tree And its Birds One of Two

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The Mulberry Tree And its Birds One of Two

A GIFT FOR EVERYONE ESPECIALLY FOR CHILDREN BASED ON A TRUE STORY The Mulberry Tree & its Birds My Mulberry tree, in its season Used to get loaded With its sweet, Mulberry fruits. To eat these sweet fruits Birds of different colors and species From even far off places Used to come to eat And to play, on its branches. Watching these lovely birds When they eat Its sweet fruits and play Was a joy for the Mulberry Which can, only be felt If you ever see the Mulberry When it is loaded With its fruits and birds In the, season of Shahtoot* . 01 The birds, used to come To stretch, their colorful wings Sometimes, to show their beauty And sometimes, to show their Their affection for the tree, But, when they were In the company, of their friends And soul mates They used to sing, some lovely songs For the Mulberry tree. 02 Seasons come and seasons go The buds of yesterday, becomes A blooming flower of today As, life keep rolling With the change of time But even, in the season of Fast blowing winds The Mulberry tree remains Spreading, its smiles, Like, an innocent child. 03 Only, in the season of falls When it use to shed its leafs The tree, Becomes, sad and lonely For a while. 04 But soon again, the tree Becomes happy and smiling When, birds return And come, to Joy fully play On its, thick and thin branches The game of love and affection While singing, their songs In praise, of the Mulberry tree. 05 Hearing those Lovely sweet voices and Singing of different birds Seems very familiar sometimes But sometimes, They seem so alien To me. 06 It was not easy to understand What, these birds say and sing In their sweet lovely language and words But one thing was clear That they used to tell, The Mulberry tree That they would come again soon To eat, its sweet fruits And to sing songs For that lovely Shahtoot* Full of fruits. 07 Today, while searching and looking Towards that side of the sky Where, the Mulberry tree Used to spread, its smiles Every morning and everyday The birds find only, A blank space in the sky And they go away Sadly from there To some other place In search of a New Mulberry tree. Those colorful birds, Who used to show their presence While, playing and jumping Up and down, when they skip On the branches, Of the Mulberry tree While singing Their sweet lovely Songs, Have almost fled away For some unknown place Forever and forever. 08 Those birds Often, used to get lost In their sweet singing voices And lovely notes Which were very dear To their soul mates . 09 Ravindra Kanpur India 1st November 2013 NOTE: Protected under the copyright provisions of Poetry Soup and US copyrights. To be concluded in 2nd * Shahtoot = Mulberry

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  1. Date: 4/26/2014 11:45:00 PM
    Hi my dear friend, Ravindra! I'm coming back to say I'm also faving this stellar write of yours not only for the reason that's it a delightful story but also a nice form of poem. I haven't tried epitah yet but this poem will be my inspiration to try this form one day. I hope I'll have enough time soon to learn more about this form soon. Again, TYTYSM! love lots & big hugs, Leonora

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 5/4/2014 1:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sorry my friend for acknowledging you quite late. For your kind and precious words Leonora I feel that perhaps I have no words but I really thank you for finding this Poem inspirational. It’s an honor for any writer. Love and best wishes always....Ravindra K Kapoor
  1. Date: 4/26/2014 11:14:00 PM
    I'm so delighted & honored to read the part 1 of your stellar poem my dear friend, Ravindra. It's so nice though a sad story and I'm so eager to read the part 2. By the way, I thank you so much in advance & may I have this chance to thank u for your precious time stopping by on my poem & for the your nice congr. comments. My great honor as well to know that you've faved it. Have a great wkend! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 3:08:00 PM
    Very nice Ravindran. Enjoyed my visit.... Verlena

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 3/21/2014 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Verlena for your kind words. I will be visiting your page soon. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra K Kapoor
  1. Date: 1/11/2014 10:56:00 AM
    Outstanding! On to part two.

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 9:29:00 PM
    Hello Ravindra, .... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. A nice way in starting the year:)- Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 1/6/2014 11:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks PD for your kind words and good wishes. You will be happy to know that I am making a short film on this Poem which is likely to be completed by the end of this month due to some revisions. Hope you would find it very interesting with its audio video effects. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra K Kapoor
  1. Date: 12/22/2013 8:31:00 PM
    sounds like a magical place to be watching nature in all it's beauty ;}

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 12/22/2013 10:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your sweet words. I am developing this Poem as a short Poetic film also and after sometimes I will place it on my You Tube Channel "RavindraKK1”
  1. Date: 11/12/2013 4:31:00 PM
    not only wonderful poetry, but the learning curve you take one on, is amazing...

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 10:40:00 AM
    I am making a Video for children based on this true story with all the pictures of the Mulberry and its Birds. May be I will place that Video on my Music Channel at a later date. I have kept only a small last part of the Poem to keep something unique in that Video. Hope you would like this true story of My Mulberry Tree. Love and best wishes..Ravindra K Kapoor

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 4:14:00 PM
    You're readings are always insightful and refreshing, Oh how I wish I could fly to India and hear those lovely birds for myself, alas I will just have to take your word for it my friend, over here, we have the blue jay and the indoor budgies, they sing lovely just the same, blessings from my heart xxx

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/4/2013 8:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rose for your kind words, It would be my pleasure and honor both if you ever come to my country to hear the sweet voices of Koyal in the months of summer or the month of October, Nov. Dec. The best season for coming to India is also Oct.Nov. Dec. or winters. I am working on my Video of this Poem and may be you may see them on You Tube itself someday. Love & best wishes. Ravindra K Kapoor
  1. Date: 11/3/2013 9:35:00 PM
    Hello Ravindra, I was hoping you had PART 2 posted... can't wait to read more colors of imagery on stretchered wings... such lovely notes and lines... looking forward in reading the 2nd part...LINDA

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/3/2013 11:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks PD for finding the Mulberry tree Poem interesting. I will let you know as soon as I place the next concluding part. More on your page...Ravindra
  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:59:00 AM
    I loved the beautiful way you convey the loving harmony the birds share with the fruit bearing Mulberry tree Ravindra. Outstanding poem! I shall look forward to reading the second part. I am doing well and am very happy. Blessings to you my friend and l hope you are well and happy too.

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/3/2013 9:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Connie. It is always a joy to read your Poems and hear from you. Thank you so much for your kind words. Love and best wishes...Ravindra
  1. Date: 11/3/2013 12:15:00 AM
    Hello Ravindra, stopping by real quick to say good night... I'll be back tomorrow from my computer.... Hard to message from my phone.... always~ LINDA

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/3/2013 9:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks PD. With best wishes..Ravindra
  1. Date: 11/2/2013 8:05:00 PM
    you created a pretty picture of all those sweet birds in the mulberry tree, RAvindra. It's interesting how birds just find a new tree when they need to. How are you doing these days?

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/3/2013 9:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Andrea. The Pictures of those colorful birds are more amazing and beautiful, which I used to take quite often from the outer window of my upper room and which gave birth to these poetic lines. Love and best wishes ....Ravindra
  1. Date: 11/1/2013 9:50:00 AM
    That must have been a sight and sound to enjoy..I once had a an aunt and uncle who had a farm with one Mulberry Tree and the fruit that was on it was very good..Sara

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 11/3/2013 9:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Sara for your kind words. Mulberry is a very unique tree which invites very colorful birds to come and taste its lovely fruits and its other tasty insects and worms, which are found only on the Mulberry. Interestingly Mulberry tree and even Silk existed in India more than 4000 years back. Love and best wishes…Ravindra
  1. Date: 11/1/2013 9:31:00 AM
    This Poem is based on a True story. The second part will be concluded soon. With best wishes.....Ravindra K Kapoor