Looking For A Poem
(6/20/2009 11:33:00 AM)
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looking for a poem from rabindranath tagore, if i remember correctly.
it's story is related to a prostitute and a monk. the prostitute in her youth asks the monk for love, but he replies that he would be with her when she really needs him. in the end when the prostitute is sick and thrown out of the village, the monk comes to her and serves her till she dies.
a beautiful poem with a lovely message. maybe it's called 'upanishad', not sure.
would be grateful if somebody posts a link to that poem.
thanks in advance. anish.Replies for this message:
(8/21/2012 12:48:00 PM)
hey its Upagupta by Rabindra Nath Tagore.... UPAGUPTA Upagupta, the disciple of Buddha, lay sleep in the dust by the city wall of Mathura. Lamps were all out, doors were all shut, and stars ... more
I Am Charlie
(6/25/2009 10:22:00 AM)
i looked around, but upanishad sounds more like a series/collection of poems, rather.
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(6/19/2009 9:27:00 PM)
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(6/19/2009 5:45:00 PM)
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Hy all! sorry this is so vague I'm looking for a poem about 'wage slavery' it mentions work / life is like being in gaol (jail) . The thing is locked in my head and I can't even remember a line I think it was writen back in the early 1900's by a famous writer. Any ideas befor I go crazy please.
(6/13/2009 4:02:00 AM)
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hey, I'm looking for a poem thats about not taking anything less than everything. taking it all. then it changes to how he'll give it all away for like a day or something with someone but before that there's really powerfulness on the 'taking it all' bit.
(6/7/2009 3:03:00 AM)
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I am looking for a poem involving a person who walks to a fence and observes two horses mating. The poem focuses primarily on the female as she teases the male, leads him on, trots a few feet away, etc. as tough it were an art. The language is rich with sensual allegory and is obviously supposed to be extended to humans. I have been looking for this for a long time, but have not come across it since I first stumbled across it. I would greatly appreciate any help.
(6/3/2009 6:04:00 AM)
DOes anyone know a poem, written by a man, regretting all the evils done by men, particularly against women. The final line of it goes something like 'Mens' crimes......and I feel shamed.' It's a very powerful poem and makes the point that not all men are potential rapists - a point I need to make to a 19 year old who has had a bad experience.
Thanks for any help.
(6/2/2009 2:34:00 PM)
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I heard a poem on a podcast a few years ago and i'm having trouble finding who the author is. the poem goes as follows:
'I think about you a lot now, up there in heaven, with the angles whose hair you get tangled up in. Silly how jealous of them I am'
if anyone knows the author i would really appreciate you letting me know
(5/31/2009 11:11:00 PM)
I am looking for a poem which has been with me for years since I was a child. I thought it was written by Edgar A. Guest, but now I am not sure. It was about a man and his dog who thought the world of him. I thought the title was something like My Love Affair with Sassy. I have been looking for it all over the internet but no luck. I hope you will help me with this. The ending is rather surprising as the poem is not about the dog in the beginning.
(5/27/2009 4:53:00 PM)
I am looking for a poem that we had to memorize in Science way back in 1977 or 1978. It goes like this:
The Kingdom of the Animal
The Kingdom of the Animal whose phyla number ten
can easily be mastered by quiet study in your den
Each animal in nature is classified for you
It's system of taxonomy, you can easily persue
In phylum one the protozoa is distinguised from them all
because life's many functions act within a one celled wall
In Phyla two periphera the warm sea sponge appears,
its perforated body often serves us through the years.
The Hydrochoral(sp?) jellyfish you'll find in phylum three
Celenterata is its name or prickly to thee.
Emily M F
(5/23/2009 5:14:00 PM)
I am looking for a poem that I read several months ago. It is written by a woman and it ends with something along the lines of I don't want to look back on a life that was not well lived... something along those lines.
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