Unseen Poem Collection Poem 8

Directions : (Q. Nos. 1 – 6) Read the poem carefully and answer the following questions.

I saw the fog grow thick
Which soon made blind my ken;
It made tall men of boys,
And giants of tall men.
It clutched my throat, I coughed;
Nothing was in my head
Except two heavy eyes
Like balls of burning lead.
And when it grew so black
That I could know no place
I lost all judgment then,
Of distance or of space.
The street lamps, and the lights
Upon the halted cars,
Could either be on Earth
Or be the heavenly stars.
A man passed by me close,
I asked my way, he said,
“Come, follow me, my friend”
I followed where he led.
He rapped the stones in front,
“Trust me,’ he said, ‘and come”
I followed like a child a blind man led me home

1. It clutched my throat, I coughed’ It tells us that


2. The following statements are true except


3. The word ‘halted‘ shows that the cars were probably


4. ‘…………. the stones in front’ in the last stanza refers to


5. The blind man could lead the poet through the fog because he


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