Rabindranath Tagore Poetry

Rabindranath Tagore[a] FRAS (Listeni/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔːr/; Bengali: [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),[b] sobriquet Gurudev,[c] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art w... Read More

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I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby's very
own world.
I know it has stars t

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world

I THE DARK

In a worldless timeless lightless great emptiness
Four-faced Brahma broods.

nasad

Kasinath the new young singer fills the hall with sound:
The seven notes dance in his throat like s

In desperate hope I go and search for her
in all the corners of my room;
I find her not.

My

I thought that my voyage had come to its end
at the last limit of my power,---that the path before

If baby only wanted to, he could fly up to heaven this moment.
It is not for nothing that he does n

Pity, in place of love,
That pettiest of gifts,
Is but a sugar-coating over neglect.
Any passerby

Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck
with my tears of sorrow.

The stars have w

You say that father write a lot of books, but what he write I don't
understand.
He was reading to

When the heart is hard and parched up,
come upon me with a shower of mercy.

When grace is lost

I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish af

Bless this little heart, this white soul that has won the kiss of
heaven for our earth.
He loves t

Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the

Time is endless in thy hands, my lord.
There is none to count thy minutes.

Days and nights pas

Rabindranath Tagore Poetry

Rabindranath Tagore[a] FRAS (Listeni/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔːr/; Bengali: [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),[b] sobriquet Gurudev,[c] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Sometimes referred to as "the Bard of Bengal", Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. A Pirali Brahmin from Calcutta with ancestral gentry roots in Jessore, Tagore wrote poetry as an eight-year-old. At the age of sixteen, he released his first substantial poems under the pseudonym Bhānusiṃha ("Sun Lion"), which were seized upon by literary authorities as long-lost classics. By 1877 he graduated to his first short stories and dramas, published under his real name. As a humanist, universalist internationalist, and ardent anti-nationalist, he denounced the British Raj and advocated independence from Britain. As an exponent of the Bengal Renaissance, he advanced a vast canon that comprised paintings, sketches and doodles, hundreds of texts, and some two thousand songs; his legacy endures also in the institution he founded, Visva-Bharati University. Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation. His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: India's Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh's Amar Shonar Bangla. The Sri Lanka's National Anthem was inspired by his work.... Read More