The feed (Poem )with explaination

This poem is written by "Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi"

About Author "Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi"

Ahmad NAdeem Qasmi (Poet)







Ahmad  Nadeem  Qasmi was born in Angha Khoshab district in India on November 20, 1916.He was a great Novel writer, poet , Journalist and short story author. He admitted in school at campbellpur till his Matriculation.He was F.A from Sargodha college.Then he got his graduate degree from University of Punjab Lahore. He was awarded by government of pakistan'' Sitara Imtiaz'' and ''Pride of performance" He was also editor and publisher of his own Magazine " Funoon" for half a century.Very great writers were attached with his Magazine. He also worked for many other Magazines as a writer and editor.He also wrote many columns in daily News papers.His famous books of poetry are "Jalal-o-Jamal," "Shola-i-Gul" ,"Kish-i-Wafa".He died in Lahore on 10 July 2006.

Poem (The feed)

The feed(Poem)

Holding a grain of millet in her beak ,
 The mother sparrow has come to feed.,
 The young ones are so tiny and small,
 From head to toe they are beaks ,
When they cry.
One grain to be fed to the ten young ones ,
To whom the mother sparrow should feed?
 Conjoining beak with beak ,
 With whom should she solace?
 Fissuring the atom,
 You have learnt to weep and wall in a loud tone.
 Splitting the grain,
You have learnt to set life on foot ,
 Could you split the grain?
 One grain to be fed to the ten young ones.

Explaination of poem (The feed)

Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi is a Pakistani poet and he has written several poems in Urdu and also in English. He was born in 1916 in a small village Anga in Sargodha District. He is a living writer and a poet. He started writing poems in the late thirties.
 He has published more than a dozen books. Some of his works have also been translated into foreign languages which have won applause in foreign countries of the world. "The Feed" is a simple, beautiful poem showing the beautiful relationship of parents and children. It reflects parents' love, concern and feelings for their children. A mother sparrow tries to feed her.children and wants them to be independent. The poet means to say that parents want to see their children, happy, prosperous, independent and growing. The mother sparrow has only one grain to feed her ten children. She wants to make them independent. She tries to teach them how to get food and eat it. The parents have deep love for their young ones. They feed them. They help them to grow and to become young. They cannot see them die of hunger or thirst. They have equal love for ajl of their young ones. We can see this parental love in all living beings. Man, animals and birds love their young ones. The poet describes the same feelings in this stanza. The mother sparrow is holding a grain of millet in her beak. She has come Jo feed her young, ones which are very tiny and small. They have no feathers. They are very weak. 
They are hungry and crying for food. ones. She wants to make them independent. She tries to teach them how to get food and eat it. The loveliest gift of God is mother. A mother provides food and shelter to her young ones. She herself remains hungry but satisfies her young ones’ hunger. 
All of her pleasures and sorrows are connected with her young ones. A mother is the noblest example of love, sacrifice and tolerance. That is why our Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "The paradise is under the mothers’ feet." It means, serve your mothers to get paradise. In this stanza, the poet describes a mother's love for her young ones.
 The mother sparrow is thinking to whom she should feed. She is joining her beak with their beaks. She is thinking with whom she should solace. 
She is tearing the grain. She says to her children, "You have learnt to weep and cry in a loud tone." She says to them splitting the grain, "You have learnt to set life on foot. Try to split the grain." She has one grain to feed to her ten young ones. This poem is very simple. Here the poet depicts the love of a mother for her young

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