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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore: Ungrateful Sorrow

  Ungrateful Sorrow At dawn shey eparted My mind tried to console me – ‘ Everything is Maya ‘. Angrily I replied: ‘Here’s this sewing box on the table, that flower-pot on the terrace, this monogrammed hand-fan on the bed— …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore: Unending Love

  Unending Love I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore: Threshold

  Threshold I was not aware of the moment when I first crossed the threshold of this life. What was the power that made me open out into this vast mystery like a bud in the forest at midnight! When …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore : The Source

The Source The sleep that flits on baby’s eyes-does anybody know from where it comes? Yes, there is a rumour that it has its dwelling where, in the fairy village among shadows of the forest dimly lit with glow-worms, there …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore : The Merchant

The Merchant Imagine, mother, that you are to stay at home and I am to travel into strange lands. Imagine that my boat is ready at the landing fully laden. Now think well, mother, before you say what I shall …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore : The Lotus

The Lotus On the day when the lotus bloomed, alas, my mind was straying, and I knew it not. My basket was empty and the flower remained unheeded. Only now and again a sadness fell upon me, and I started …

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A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore : The Kiss

The Kiss Lips’ language to lips’ ears. Two drinking each other’s heart, it seems. Two roving loves who have left home, pilgrims to the confluence of lips. Two waves rise by the law of love to break and die on …

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