The last of Rajashree Gandhi’s selections. Poem by Langston Hughes I loved my friend. He went away from me. There’s nothing more to say. The poem ends, Soft as it began— I loved my friend.
Rajashree Gandhi shared this poem. The Language of Friendship by WH Auden Easy at first, the language of friendship Is, as we soon discover, Very difficult to speak well… And, unless spoken often, soon goes rusty. Distance and duties divide us, But absence will not seem an evil If it make our re-meeting … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: The Language of Friendship
This is one of the poems selected by Rajashree Gandhi. Traveling by William Wordsworth This is the spot:—how mildly does the sun Shine in between the fading leaves! the air In the habitual silence of this wood Is more than silent: and this bed of heath, Where shall we find so … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: Traveling
We invited Rajashree Gandhi, who participated in PeaceVerse a couple of years ago, to suggest poems we might include. She sent us four, saying: “…coincidentally, I have been collecting poems on friendship for my class around the same time. So I do happen to have some to share with you.” We will share them separately … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: Red Brocade