Working with Poem
1. With your partner try to guess the meaning of the underlined phrases.
(i) And somehow we fell out.
Ans. started quarreling
(ii) The afternoon turned black.
Ans. night came
2. Read these lines from the poem:
(i) One thing led to another
(ii) The start of it was slight
(iii) The end of it was strong
(iv) The afternoon turned black
(v) Thumped me on the back
Discuss with your partner what these lines mean.
(i) One reason led to another reason
(ii) The quarrel was started on small issue
(iii) The end turned into a big fight
(iv) Afternoon passed and night came but their fight continue.
(v) The quarrel came to an end.