How does the mother feed them one grain at the same time?
The mother breaks the tiny grain into ten pieces. Thus she is able to feed all of them at the same time.
What message does the mother give to the young ones?
The mother quietly tells the young ones that they can’t break the grain into ten pieces because they are too young.
What is the message of the poem?
The message of the poem is that love of mother for the young ones is proverbial. She loves to sacrifice her comfort for the young ones.
What do you feel after reading the poem?
The poet The Feed expresses the love of mother for the young ones. Mother may be human, bird, mammal or insect, but it has only one name: mother. This reminds us of our own childhood days. The mother rendered every sacrifice to feed us, to nurse us, and to educate us. We know and feel this even more when we are departed of her love and grace. No Wonder, she is an earthly paradise.
Describe the main idea of the poem ‘The Feed’. OR What has the poet described in the poem?
The poem “The Feed” has a universai theme. It expresses the love of mother for the young ones. Mother may be human, bird, mammal or insect, but it has only one name: mother. In this poem we see a mother feeding her ten young ones, one by one, and grain by grain. She never feels tired. The more she feeds them, the more she feels happy. A loving sparrow mother joins beak by beak as she feeds the tiny ones. She wants to make them feel happy. The little sparrows also keep on looking at their mother. Each one of them wants to be fed first because she thinks her mother loves her most. But the mother has to choose whom to feed first.