On Wings of Sleep Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share On Wings of Sleep Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Ruskin Bond and it talks about the poet’s experience of being in the midst of nature in a dream. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Missing Bat, The Land of the Little People and Chuskit Goes to School so, you can check these posts as well.

On Wings of Sleep Questions & Answers

Question 1: What does the speaker mean by ‘wings of sleep’?

Answer: The speaker is referring to his dreams. Sleep gives him wings, that is, it allows him to dream about being anywhere he wants to.

Question 2: What are the places the speaker flies to?

Answer: The speaker flies across the river and over the fields of corn.

Question 3: What will singe the speaker’s wing?

Answer: The rising sun will singe the speaker’s wings. This means he will have to wake up from sleep in the morning and cannot dream anymore.

Question 4: Find the meanings of these words:

1. Fly – to move through the air by means of wings.
2. Swoop – to move downwards suddenly (usually from up in the air)
3. Glide – to move smoothly without any difficulty.
4. Drift – to be moved by an external force, such as wind or water.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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