Rabindranath Tagore

Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
Rabindranath Tagore
Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
Explore Poems GO!

Chain Of Pearls

Rating: 3.2
Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck
with my tears of sorrow.

The stars have wrought their anklets of light to deck thy feet,
but mine will hang upon thy breast.

Wealth and fame come from thee
and it is for thee to give or to withhold them.
But this my sorrow is absolutely mine own,
and when I bring it to thee as my offering
thou rewardest me with thy grace.
COMMENTS
Suryendu Chaudhury 08 October 2020
The homage to motherland is all contained in the sorrows of the child.
0 0 Reply
Nicole Settimi 05 August 2019
I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck with my tears of sorrow. - such a really lovely opener and the imagery here was so strong for me. Xx NDS
0 2 Reply
Kevin Patrick 12 May 2019
Breathtaking imagery, ignites the imagination, the opening lines are solid as gold, Tagore professes his love for his mother that is eternally endearing to last a thousand lifetimes. So glad this was chosen as poem of the day
1 1 Reply
Alouwou Mandjah 12 May 2019
" Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck with my tears of sorrow." Rabindranath Tagore
0 1 Reply
Ramesh T A 12 May 2019
A good tribute to Mother by the great poet of India!
0 1 Reply
Varsha M 12 May 2019
I never had opportunity to read Ravindranath Tagore's poems. This is my first one. No doubt because of his such Gracious poems he got nobel prize for his book 'Gitanjali'.
0 1 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 12 May 2019
With my tears of sorrow! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
0 1 Reply
Anil Kumar Panda 12 May 2019
A heart touching prayer from the great poet of India.
0 1 Reply
Mahtab Bangalee 12 May 2019
beautiful, charming, pleasing, fabulous poem indeed
0 1 Reply
Rajnish Manga 12 May 2019
Great tribute to a mother- to any mother. Thanks.
0 1 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/14/2021 6:56:36 PM # 1.0.0.559