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(7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India)

Chain Of Pearls

Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck
with my tears of sorrow.

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  • Sarah Jones (9/24/2013 10:10:00 PM)

    Chain of pearls for tears of sorrow..... beautiful imagery.

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/24/2013 10:29:00 AM)

    Beautiful chain of pearl made with tears of sorrow...loved reading.

  • Soumita Sarkar (9/11/2013 11:03:00 AM)

    Loved it.............Mr.Wahab...who is redundant? ?

  • Wahab Abdul (7/5/2013 11:58:00 AM)

    mine / own... is not needed...a redundant..

  • D. S. (4/12/2013 2:49:00 AM)

    But this my sorrow is absolutely mine own- Rabindranath Tagore

    All happy families are alike but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion- Leo Tolstoy

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (3/5/2013 5:01:00 AM)

    taking the sorrow as the gift to the God! Tagore! You are too great!

  • Melanie Ann Calvert (3/31/2007 3:38:00 PM)

    I think this is one of Tagore's best works.

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