English poetry

Poems in English

Song Unsung

The song that I came to sing remains unsung to this day. I have spent my days in stringing and […]

Lotus

On the day when the lotus bloomed, alas, my mind was straying, And I knew it not. My basket was […]

Vocation

When the gong sounds ten in the morning and I walk to school by our Lane. Every day I meet […]

Last Curtain

I know that the day will come When my sight of this earth shall be lost, And life will take […]

The Sailor

The boat of the boatman Madhu is moored at the wharf of Rajgunj. It is uselessly laden with jute, and […]

Flower

Pluck this little flower and take it, delay not! I fear lest it Droop and drop into the dust. I […]

Brink Of Eternity

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

Fool

O Fool, try to carry thyself upon thy own shoulders! O beggar, to come beg at thy own door! Leave […]

Lost Star

When the creation was new and all the stars shone in their first Splendor, the gods held their assembly in […]

The Little Big Man

I am small because I am a little child. I shall be big when I am As old as my […]

Authorship

You say that father write a lot of books, but what he write I don’t Understand. He was reading to […]

The Journey

The morning sea of silence broke into ripples of bird songs; And the flowers were all merry by the roadside; […]

Farewell

I have got my leave. Bid me farewell, my brothers! I bow to you all and take my departure. Here […]

The Hero

Mother, let us imagine we are travelling, and passing through a Strange and dangerous country. You are riding in a […]

Passing Breeze

Yes, I know, this is nothing but thy love, O beloved of my heart – this golden light that dances […]

The Astronomer

I only said, “When in the evening the round full moon gets Entangled among the beaches of that Dadam tree, […]

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