Q. With your partner, complete the following sentences in your own words using the ideas in the poem.
- Do not let a thought shrivel and die because ________.
- English is a ________ with words that everyone can play.
- One has to match ________.
- Words are the ________ of thought.
- you don’t know how to say it.
- wonderful game.
- the words to the brightest thoughts in one’s head.
- food and dress.
Q. In groups of four discuss the following lines and their meanings.
- All that you do is match the words
To the brightest thoughts in your head
- For many of the loveliest things
Have never yet been said
- And everyone’s longing today to hear.
Some fresh and beautiful thing
- But only words can free a thought.
From its prison behind your eyes
- You need to look for proper and accurate words to convey your thoughts beautifully.
- It is wrong to think that all that was worth saying has already been said earlier. There are numerous lovely things waiting to be said.
- If you have got some original and striking thing to say, you will find thousands of eager listeners.
- Mind is a treasure house of wonderful ideas and plans. They are like captives in your head. Only proper words can liberate those thoughts from the prison.