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How has the poet described a tree earlier in the poem ‘The Heart of the Tree’?

QuestionsHow has the poet described a tree earlier in the poem ‘The Heart of the Tree’?
shanu asked 3 years ago

Name of the Poem: The Heart of the Tree
Author: Henry Cuyler Bunner

1 Answers
Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 3 years ago

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.


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