Rabindranath Tagore

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

A Moments Indulgence - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.

Away from the sight of thy face my heart knows no rest nor respite,
and my work becomes an endless toil in a shoreless sea of toil.

Today the summer has come at my window with its sighs and murmurs; and
the bees are plying their minstrelsy at the court of the flowering grove.

Now it is time to sit quite, face to face with thee, and to sing
dedication of life in this silent and overflowing leisure.


Comments about A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore

  • Mahtab Bangalee (5/28/2018 2:59:00 AM)


    yeah-


    Now it is time to sit quite, face to face with thee, and to sing
    dedication of life in this silent and overflowing leisure.
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    great loves have been stitched side by side here (Report) Reply

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    i like it but i an not a poet, but i can understand him. (Report) Reply

  • Narayanan Kutty Pozhath (4/24/2018 9:21:00 PM)


    It is time to sit across and think who I to you. (Report) Reply

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    Very nice and romantic Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Ruta Mohapatra (2/18/2018 6:08:00 AM)


    Beautiful and romantic! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Malabika Ray (2/10/2018 4:50:00 PM)


    So peaceful expression! sing dedication of life - amazing! (Report) Reply

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    Super poem I like this very much (Report) Reply

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    Beautiful and very romantic. (Report) Reply

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    you and I sitting on the verandah,
    apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
    We feel the flowing water of life here,
    you and I, with the garden's beauty
    and the birds singing.
    The stars will be watching us,
    and we will show them
    what it is to be a thin crescent moon.
    You and I unselfed, will be together,
    indifferent to idle speculation, you and I.
    The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
    as we laugh together, you and I.
    In one form upon this earth,
    and in another form in a timeless sweet land.
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    Simple but impacting (Report) Reply

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    Wounded full poem.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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