Tagore was referring to the Bengali calendar of course and according to that calendar we have reached the last quarter or so of the year 1419 now. I have tried to transliterate his poem below and it will be apparent that it was written exactly one hundred years before the Bengali year 1400, which would be 119 years ago from the Western calendar ...
Dec 30, 2011 · 1400 is a leap year in the Julian calendar, which was in use in Europe at that time. However, it is not a leap year according to the Gregorian calendar, the one we use today, because although 1400 ...
The leap year poem Morag - This is a wonderful and useful rhyme that everyone should know, but giving its author's name as Mother Goose is wrong. It must be Anonymous. There is no evidence that the 'Goose Mother' of nursery rhymes and stories refers to a real person, and so much that it does not. The term Mother Goose ('ma mere l'oie') was used in
“I'm glad it's Leap Year now, for I-” Her voice was like a moistened lute “Shall wear the flowers, by and by-I do not like this leaky fruit!” And looking straight and saucily At cousin Ned, her vis-a-vis; While Will, who never dared propose, Was blushing like a red, red rose. The company was large, and she Touched elbows with the exquisite,
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Feb 29, 2016 · Alphabet Leap Year Poem — February 29, 2016. Image courtesy of Pixabay. Alphabet Leap Year Poem. February 29, 2016 / Judy E Martin. Image courtesy of Pixabay.
A special poem for our ‘extra day’ this year. An Extra Day! An extra day! And one that was never planned to be. So, by good fortune, I just happen to have it free. What shall I make of it? For there is so much I could do. So much that I could explore, before this day is through. As this day begins, I have no place that I must go