Who is Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore ( (listen); Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a Bengali polymath who worked as a poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful" poetry of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European and the first lyricist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. He was a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. Referred to as "the Bard of Bengal", Tagore was know...
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Rabindranath Tagore Poems

  • Free Love
    By all means they try to hold me secure who love me in this world.
    But it is otherwise with thy love which is greater than theirs,
    and thou keepest me free.
    ...
  • The Rainy Day
    Sullen clouds are gathering fast over the black fringe of the
    forest.
    O child, do not go out!
    The palm trees in a row by the lake are smiting their heads ...
  • Strong Mercy
    My desires are many and my cry is pitiful,
    but ever didst thou save me by hard refusals;
    and this strong mercy has been wrought into my life through and through.
    ...
  • The Gardener Lvii: I Plucked Your Flower
    I plucked your flower, O world!
    I pressed it to my heart and the
    thorn pricked.
    When the day waned and it ...
  • Purity
    Life of my life, I shall ever try to keep my body pure, knowing
    that thy living touch is upon all my limbs.

    I shall ever try to keep all untruths out from my thoughts, knowing ...
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Heart 97 Life 66 Love 63 I Love You 63 Night 60 Sky 59 Light 56 Time 52 World 51 Away 49


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Mukhtijoddha: no fear - rabindranath tagore (powerful life poetry)
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Corbanioana: "if there is a force in the world, which can completely overcome fear, destroy all danger, remain indifferent to all harm even in the face of death, this force is love." – rabindranath tagore "love, like light, does not remain hidden." – rabindranath tagore
Twisterhero59: “you can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ~ rabindranath tagore
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Villanelle Of His Lady's Treasures
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I took her dainty eyes, as well
As silken tendrils of her hair:
And so I made a Villanelle!

I took her voice, a silver bell,
As clear as song, as soft as prayer;
I took her dainty eyes as well.

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