Subramanya Bharathi

(11 December 1882 - 11 September 1921 / Ettayapuram, Madras Presidency / India)

A Spark Of Fire - Poem by Subramanya Bharathi

A spark of fire I did see
Which there , in a forest tree hole I'd stowed
Burned and ashed was the forest
For the flame's intensity, is there something like a spark or a blaze ?

[Translated by Suma V.S]


Comments about A Spark Of Fire by Subramanya Bharathi

  • (7/4/2013 10:58:00 PM)


    i saw the young baby fire,
    i put it in the hole of the tree,
    the whole forest has burnt and got calmed,
    in fire what is young and old?

    When Bharathi had written about the freedom, he wrote this beautiful poem. The meaning of the poem is very simple, for any revolution we need not have the big fire, just a spark of fire is just enough.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 2, 2012



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