This leaf; so complete in itself;
Is only part of a tree.
And this tree; so complete in itself;
Is only part of the mountain.
And the mountain runs down to the sea.
And the sea; so complete in itself;
Rests like a raindrop
On the hand of God.
Ruskin Bond’s Book of Verse brings together the poetry of one of India’s best-loved writers. This charming collector’s edition is a treasury of poems on love and nature; travel; humour and childhood; and will be a lasting source of delight to readers.