Munshi Premchand is the pen name of the famous Hindi-Urdu writer Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava. Considered as the emperor of Indian novelists, he has written more than twelve novels and hundreds of short stories.
Philip Larkin is a simple minded poet who dealt with ordinary objects and penetrated the heart with his psychologically powerful use of words and imagery. However, a heavy dose of pessimism is found in the poems of Philip Larkin and At Grass is no exception.
The mornings I bear are not thirsty yet; and the morning light still lets the bed of grass wake with joy. Wake up! Wake up! Ye slumbering trees slept with courage that no man will lay an axe on your arms.