Daily Archives: September 7, 2015

Poem – Maya – Rabindranath Tagore 

That I should make much of myself and turn it on all sides,  thus casting colored shadows on thy radiance  —such is thy Maya.  Thou settest a barrier in thine own being  and then callest thy severed self in myriad … Continue reading

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Poem – Marah Milan (Death Wedding) – Rabindranath Tagore

Why do you speak so softly, Death, Death,  Creep upon me, watch me so stealthily?  This is not how a lover should behave.  When evening flowers droop upon their tired  Stems, when cattle are brought in from the fields  After … Continue reading

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Poem – Lotus – Rabindranath Tagore

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 up from … Continue reading

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