Rabindranath Tagore

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

Closed Path - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

I thought that my voyage had come to its end
at the last limit of my power,---that the path before me was closed,
that provisions were exhausted
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Comments about Closed Path by Rabindranath Tagore

  • (1/25/2019 12:27:00 PM)

    Brilliant poem. No words can sketch the beauty of this poem. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/11/2018 6:12:00 AM)

    Very good....... (Report) Reply

  • (11/1/2018 11:22:00 AM)

    Divine writing by a master poet. (Report) Reply

  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (10/15/2018 7:45:00 AM)

    Great Tagore is confident of his master's mercy which helps open new avenues when one is closed. Highly optimistic (Report) Reply

  • (10/8/2018 9:35:00 AM)

    Its nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Britte Ninad (5/24/2018 3:48:00 AM)

    But I find that thy will knows no end in me.
    And when old words die out on the tongue,
    new melodies break forth from the heart;

    Yeah as like as these words O great you are everlasting, immortal.........
    (Report) Reply

  • Narayanan Kutty Pozhath (4/24/2018 9:20:00 PM)

    Life is a long journey. We need to go through it everyday. (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (4/2/2018 6:29:00 PM)

    Beautiful rendition of words in an inspirational poem with spiritual insight. (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2018 6:50:00 AM)

    Eloquent poem of hope and inspiration.
    Loved to read it.
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/17/2017 6:06:00 AM)

    day by day i float my paper boats one by one on the running stream yoooo (Report) Reply

  • (12/17/2017 6:05:00 AM)

    day by day i float my paper boats one by one on the running stream (Report) Reply

  • (12/17/2017 5:49:00 AM)

    a very easy poem and interesting. i like it so much. but there is very difficult word in it. yoooooo (Report) Reply

  • (10/18/2017 10:29:00 PM)

    I thought my journey was over.
    No further road was left to follow.
    Exhausted I was. No strength, no
    provisions were left. I thought my time
    to slip into silence had finally come.

    But I know my God sees no end of me.
    When the old music dies
    new melodies spring forth my heart.
    And when the travelled path is lost
    stunning vistas of a new country are revealed.
    (Report) Reply

  • (5/11/2017 3:03:00 AM)

    when old words die out of tounge, new melodies comes forth from heart.
    tounge -heart hierarchy.
    heart is not giving up.the godown of love.
    it will make you move ahead.
    Perhaps it is not heart, it is the head, the vital chemicals and a few vital signals and the whispering among neurons in us
    that make us moving.Whatever it is superb song by Gurudev.
    (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (2/20/2016 2:35:00 PM)

    Life comes with choices and changes and mountains and valleys and that is what makes life energizing, challenging, strengthening... and this is a poem that pleases and offers wisdom about life and its varied paths (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/20/2016 1:01:00 AM)

    Awesome, change is the salt of the life, change is must, Inspiring poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (1/17/2015 1:41:00 AM)

    Life symbolizes growth and re-growth to the very end. A fantastic poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/15/2014 8:44:00 AM)

    I thought that my voyage had come to its end
    at the last limit of my power, - -that the path before me was closed, great nothing more to say.
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  • (8/15/2014 8:44:00 AM)

    I thought that my voyage had come to its end
    at the last limit of my power, - -that the path before me was closed, great nothing more to say.
    (Report) Reply

  • (6/8/2014 8:56:00 PM)

    .......I feel if you come upon a closed path....take a detour to reach your destination...even though it may be a little longer....it will be worth it in the end....great write... (Report) Reply



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