Gieve Patel

Gieve Patel is an Indian poet born in 1940 in Mumbai. He has also worked as a physician, playwright, and painter. He’s part of the “Green Movement.” His poems explore nature and express an interest in exposing humanity’s mistakes and cruelty in regard to the preservation of their own environment.

On Killing a Tree

by Gieve Patel

‘On Killing a Tree’ depicts a series of qualities in varying manners, including resilience, selfishness, arrogance, growth, and nurturing.