Name of the Poem: The Heart of the Tree
Author: Henry Cuyler Bunner
In the very first stanza of the poem the poet has presented three ways to describe a tree.
- He has called the tree a ‘friend of sun and sky’.
- A tree resembles a flying flag on a high beautiful shaft.
- Moreover, a tree is a heavenly home of sweet singing birds near the sky.
For an elaborate explanation please read our line by line analysis of the poem.