poet Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

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Beggarly Heart

When the heart is hard and parched up,
come upon me with a shower of mercy.

When grace is lost from life,
come with a burst of song.

When tumultuous work raises its din on all sides shutting me out from
beyond, come to me, my lord of silence, with thy peace and rest.

When my beggarly heart sits crouched, shut up in a corner,
break open the door, my king, and come with the ceremony of a king.

When desire blinds the mind with delusion and dust, O thou holy one,
thou wakeful, come with thy light and thy thunder

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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  • Sneha kadam (9/11/2019 11:52:00 AM)

    Wow so beautiful

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  • Prabir GayenPrabir Gayen (1/8/2019 12:49:00 AM)

    Devotional songs of heart........

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  • Netai Chakraborty (2/11/2018 9:09:00 AM)

    Good....like it

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  • anjali (2/2/2018 11:43:00 AM)

    Spr poems

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (2/20/2016 2:49:00 PM)

    Absolutely abounds with wisdom and beauty and inspires us to pray and trust and open the doors of our hearts to the Creator's well as desire He would break down those doors

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  • * Sunprincess * (12/19/2015 6:43:00 PM)

    .........wonderful and heartfelt ★

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/23/2014 9:38:00 AM)

    Love to the divinity and a highly classic and holistic poem from the real enlightened poet of India.Very much interesting to recite and understand.

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  • Ramesh RaiRamesh Rai (3/1/2014 9:46:00 PM)

    When desire blinds the mind with
    delusion and dust, O thou holy one,
    thou wakeful, come with thy light
    and thy thunder.
    I bow my head to thy feet.

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  • Dhivya ThiyagarajanDhivya Thiyagarajan (3/16/2012 7:09:00 AM)

    it is a beautiful poem
    it is a heart touching poem

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  • Aditya Jaswal (8/24/2011 10:11:00 AM)

    really heart touching and sweet poem........

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