Toru Dutt

(4 March 1856 - 30 August 1877 / Calcutta / British India)

My Vocation - Poem by Toru Dutt

A waif on this earth,
Sick, ugly and small,
Contemned from my birth
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Comments about My Vocation by Toru Dutt

  • (1/20/2016 4:33:00 PM)


    I wonder what was she
    chanting? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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  • Susan Williams (1/20/2016 2:25:00 PM)


    This poet died when he was 21? His life was so brief to carry such a huge talent. This poem touched me as I think it will touch many readers. It is simple- it is a plea for a little touch of glory in our lives- -it is a piece of comfort for a large heartache- my gosh, but I like this little simple heartbreaking poem. (Report) Reply

  • (1/20/2016 8:25:00 AM)


    .....a wonderful message...i wish their were more poems
    in this collection ★
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  • (1/20/2016 5:33:00 AM)


    But like a ripple or smile
    My youth passed away
    Now near beauty I sigh
    But fled is the spring
    Very lovable diction. Thanks for sharing.
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