Rabindranath Tagore
Brahmā, VişņU, ŚIva by Rabindranath Tagore

Brahmā, VişņU, ŚIva by Rabindranath Tagore

I THE DARKIn a worldless timeless lightless great emptinessFour-faced Brahma broods.nasad asin, no sad asit tadanim;nasid raja no vioma paro yat.kim avarivah? kuha? kasya ...

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The Gardener Xxii: When She Passed By Me by Rabindranath Tagore

The Gardener Xxii: When She Passed By Me by Rabindranath Tagore

When she passed by me with quicksteps, the end of her skirt touchedme. From the unknown island of a heart came a sudden warm breath ofspring. A flutter of a flitting touch ...

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Stray Birds 51 – 60 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 51 – 60 by Rabindranath Tagore

51YOUR idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol. 52MAN does not reveal himself in his history, he struggles up through it. 53WHILE the ...

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Stray Birds 81 – 90 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 81 – 90 by Rabindranath Tagore

81WHAT is this unseen flame of darknesswhose sparks are the stars? 82LET life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves. 88HE who wants to do good knocks at ...

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Lover’s Gifts Iv: She Is Near To My Heart by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Iv: She Is Near To My Heart by Rabindranath Tagore

She is near to my heart as the meadow-flower to the earth; she issweet to me as sleep is to tired limbs. My love for her is my lifeflowing in its fullness, like a river in autumn ...

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Stray Birds 61 – 70 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 61 – 70 by Rabindranath Tagore

61TAKE my wine in my own cup, friend. It loses its wreath of foam when poured into that of others. 62THE Perfect decks itself in beauty for the love of the Imperfect. 63GOD says ...

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Lover’s Gifts Lii: Tired Of Waiting by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Lii: Tired Of Waiting by Rabindranath Tagore

Tired of waiting, you burst your bonds, impatient flowers, beforethe winter had gone. Glimpses of the unseen comer reached yourwayside watch, and you rushed out running and ...

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One Day In Spring…. by Rabindranath Tagore

One Day In Spring…. by Rabindranath Tagore

One day in spring, a woman cameIn my lonely woods,In the lovely form of the Beloved.Came, to give to my songs, melodies,To give to my dreams, sweetness.Suddenly a wild waveBroke ...

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Baby’s Way by Rabindranath Tagore

Baby’s Way by Rabindranath Tagore

If baby only wanted to, he could fly up to heaven this moment. It is not for nothing that he does not leave us. He loves to rest his head on mother's bosom, and cannot ...

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Twelve O’Clock by Rabindranath Tagore

Twelve O’Clock by Rabindranath Tagore

Mother, I do want to leave off my lessons now. I have been at mybook all the morning. You say it is only twelve o'clock. Suppose it isn't any later;can't you ever think it is ...

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Baby’s World by Rabindranath Tagore

Baby’s World by Rabindranath Tagore

I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby's veryown world. I know it has stars that talk to him, and a sky that stoopsdown to his face to amuse him with its ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xxviii: I Dreamt by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xxviii: I Dreamt by Rabindranath Tagore

I dreamt that she sat by my head, tenderly ruffling my hair withher fingers, playing the melody of her touch. I looked at her faceand struggled with my tears, till the agony of ...

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Lover’s Gifts Liv: In The Beginning Of Time by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Liv: In The Beginning Of Time by Rabindranath Tagore

In the beginning of time, there rose from the churning of God'sdream two women. One is the dancer at the court of paradise, thedesired of men, she who laughs and plucks the minds ...

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Lover’s Gifts Lvi: The Evening Was Lonely by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Lvi: The Evening Was Lonely by Rabindranath Tagore

The evening was lonely for me, and I was reading a book till myheart became dry, and it seemed to me that beauty was a thingfashioned by the traders in words. Tired I shut the ...

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Stray Birds 41 – 50 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 41 – 50 by Rabindranath Tagore

41THE trees, like the longings of the earth,stand a-tiptoe to peep at the heaven. 42YOU smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. 43THE ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xliv: Where Is Heaven by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xliv: Where Is Heaven by Rabindranath Tagore

Where is heaven? you ask me, my child,-the sages tell us it isbeyond the limits of birth and death, unswayed by the rhythm of dayand night; it is not of the earth. But your ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xlvii: The Road Is by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xlvii: The Road Is by Rabindranath Tagore

The road is my wedded companion. She speaks to me under my feet allday, she sings to my dreams all night. My meeting with her had no beginning, it begins endlessly ateach ...

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Lover’s Gifts Lviii: Things Throng And Laugh by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Lviii: Things Throng And Laugh by Rabindranath Tagore

Things throng and laugh loud in the sky; the sands and dust danceand whirl like children. Man's mind is aroused by their shouts; histhoughts long to be the playmates of things. ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xxii: I Shall Gladly Suffer by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xxii: I Shall Gladly Suffer by Rabindranath Tagore

I shall gladly suffer the pride of culture to die out in my house,if only in some happy future I am born a herd-boy in the Brindaforest. The herd-boy who grazes his cattle ...

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Stray Birds 31 – 40 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 31 – 40 by Rabindranath Tagore

31THE trees come up to my window like the yearning voice of the dumb earth. 32HIS own mornings are new surprises to God. 33LIFE finds its wealth by the claims of the world, and ...

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Moment’s Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore

Moment’s Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore

I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works that I have in hand I will finish afterwards. Away from the sight of thy face my heart knows no rest nor respite, and ...

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Stray Birds 71 – 80 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 71 – 80 by Rabindranath Tagore

71THE woodcutter's axe begged for its handle from the tree. The tree gave it. 72IN my solitude of heart I feel the sigh of this widowed eveningveiled with mist and rain. ...

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I Cast My Net Into The Sea by Rabindranath Tagore

I Cast My Net Into The Sea by Rabindranath Tagore

In the morning I cast my net into the sea.I dragged up from the dark abyss things of strange aspect and strange beauty -- some shone like a smile, some glistened like tears, and ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xlviii: I Travelled The Old Road by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xlviii: I Travelled The Old Road by Rabindranath Tagore

I travelled the old road every day, I took my fruits to the market,my cattle to the meadows, I ferried my boat across the stream andall the ways were well known to me. One ...

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Lover’s Gifts Viii: There Is Room For You by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Viii: There Is Room For You by Rabindranath Tagore

There is room for you. You are alone with your few sheaves of rice.My boat is crowded, it is heavily laden, but how can I turn youaway? Your young body is slim and swaying; there ...

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The Gardener Xiii: I Asked Nothing by Rabindranath Tagore

The Gardener Xiii: I Asked Nothing by Rabindranath Tagore

I asked nothing, only stood at the edge of the wood behind the tree. Languor was still upon the eyesof the dawn, and the dew in the air. The lazy smell of the damp grasshung ...

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Lover’s Gifts V: I Would Ask For Still More by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts V: I Would Ask For Still More by Rabindranath Tagore

I would ask for still more, if I had the sky with all its stars,and the world with its endless riches; but I would be content withthe smallest corner of this earth if only she ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xviii: Your Days by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xviii: Your Days by Rabindranath Tagore

Your days will be full of cares, if you must give me your heart.My house by the cross-roads has its doors open and my mind isabsent, -for I sing. I shall never be made to ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xlii: Are You A Mere Picture by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xlii: Are You A Mere Picture by Rabindranath Tagore

Are you a mere picture, and not as true as those stars, true asthis dust? They throb with the pulse of things, but you areimmensely aloof in your stillness, painted form. The ...

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The Gardener Xiv: I Was Walking By The Road by Rabindranath Tagore

The Gardener Xiv: I Was Walking By The Road by Rabindranath Tagore

I was walking by the road, I do notknow why, when the noonday was pastand bamboo branches rustled in thewind. The prone shadows with their out-stretched arms clung to the feet ...

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Lover’s Gifts Ii: Come To My Garden Walk by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Ii: Come To My Garden Walk by Rabindranath Tagore

Come to my garden walk, my love. Pass by the fervid flowers thatpress themselves on your sight. Pass them by, stopping at somechance joy, which like a sudden wonder of sunset ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xxxix: There Is A Looker-On by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xxxix: There Is A Looker-On by Rabindranath Tagore

There is a looker-on who sits behind my eyes. I seems he has seenthings in ages and worlds beyond memory's shore, and thoseforgotten sights glisten on the grass and shiver on the ...

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Stray Birds 91 – 99 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 91 – 99 by Rabindranath Tagore

91THE great earth makes herself hospitablewith the help of the grass. 92THE birth and death of the leavesare the rapid whirls of the eddy whose wider circles move slowly among ...

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Stray Birds 1 – 10 by Rabindranath Tagore

Stray Birds 1 – 10 by Rabindranath Tagore

1STRAY birds of summer come to my windowto sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh. 2O TROUPE of little vagrants of ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xiii: Last Night In The Garden by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xiii: Last Night In The Garden by Rabindranath Tagore

Last night in the garden I offered you my youth's foaming wine. Youlifted the cup to your lips, you shut your eyes and smiled whileI raised your veil, unbound your tresses, ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xl: A Message Came by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xl: A Message Came by Rabindranath Tagore

A message came from my youth of vanished days, saying, " I wait foryou among the quivering of unborn May, where smiles ripen for tearsand hours ache with songs unsung." It ...

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Lover’s Gifts Lxx: Take Back Your Coins by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Lxx: Take Back Your Coins by Rabindranath Tagore

Take back your coins, King's Councillor. I am of those women yousent to the forest shrine to decoy the young ascetic who had neverseen a women. I failed in your bidding. Dimly ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xvi: She Dwelt Here By The Pool by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xvi: She Dwelt Here By The Pool by Rabindranath Tagore

She dwelt here by the pool with its landing-stairs in ruins. Manyan evening she had watched the moon made dizzy by the shaking ofbamboo leaves, and on many a rainy day the smell ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xix: It Is Written In The Book by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xix: It Is Written In The Book by Rabindranath Tagore

It is written in the book that Man, when fifty, must leave thenoisy world, to go to the forest seclusion. But the poet proclaimsthat the forest hermitage is only for the young. ...

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Lover’s Gifts Xliii: Dying, You Have Left Behind by Rabindranath Tagore

Lover’s Gifts Xliii: Dying, You Have Left Behind by Rabindranath Tagore

Dying, you have left behind you the great sadness of the Eternalin my life. You have painted my thought's horizon with the sunsetcolours of your departure, leaving a track of ...

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A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore

A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore

I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works that I have in hand I will finish afterwards. Away from the sight of thy face my heart knows no rest nor respite, ...

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Clouds And Waves by Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds And Waves by Rabindranath Tagore

Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me- "We play from the time we wake till the day ends. We play with the golden dawn, we play with the silver moon." I ask, ...

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The Gardener Lxxxiv: Over The Green by Rabindranath Tagore

The Gardener Lxxxiv: Over The Green by Rabindranath Tagore

Over the green and yellow rice-fields sweep the shadows of the autumn clouds followed by the swift-chasing sun. The bees forget to sip their honey; drunken with light they ...

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The Gardener Lvii: I Plucked Your Flower by Rabindranath Tagore

The Gardener Lvii: I Plucked Your Flower by Rabindranath Tagore

I plucked your flower, O world! I pressed it to my heart and the thorn pricked. When the day waned and it darkened, I found that the flower had faded, but the pain remained. ...

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Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

1. Thou hast made me endless, such is thy pleasure. This frail vessel thou emptiest again and again, and fillest it ever with fresh life. This little flute of a reed thou ...

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Journey Home by Rabindranath Tagore

Journey Home by Rabindranath Tagore

The time that my journey takes is long and the way of it long. I came out on the chariot of the first gleam of light, and pursued my voyage through the wildernesses of worlds ...

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Defamation by Rabindranath Tagore

Defamation by Rabindranath Tagore

Whey are those tears in your eyes, my child? How horrid of them to be always scolding you for nothing! You have stained your fingers and face with ink while writing-is that ...

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Baby’s Way by Rabindranath Tagore

Baby’s Way by Rabindranath Tagore

If baby only wanted to, he could fly up to heaven this moment. It is not for nothing that he does not leave us. He loves to rest his head on mother's bosom, and cannot ...

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Closed Path by Rabindranath Tagore

Closed Path by Rabindranath Tagore

I thought that my voyage had come to its end at the last limit of my power,---that the path before me was closed, that provisions were exhausted and the time come to take shelter ...

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Brink Of Eternity by Rabindranath Tagore

Brink Of Eternity by Rabindranath Tagore

In desperate hope I go and search for her in all the corners of my room; I find her not. My house is small and what once has gone from it can never be regained. But infinite is ...

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