Sarojini Naidu

(13 February 1879 - 2 March 1949 / Hyderabad / India)

Ecstasy - Poem by Sarojini Naidu

Cover mine eyes, O my Love!
Mine eyes that are weary of bliss
As of light that is poignant and strong
O silence my lips with a kiss,
My lips that are weary of song!
Shelter my soul, O my love!
My soul is bent low with the pain
And the burden of love, like the grace
Of a flower that is smitten with rain:
O shelter my soul from thy face!


Comments about Ecstasy by Sarojini Naidu

  • (5/15/2018 1:55:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem beautiful poem (Report) Reply

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  • (9/15/2012 11:14:00 AM)


    Love can be a burden and a pain. Only those who have experienced true love can write this way (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (6/29/2012 9:19:00 PM)


    this is a good one, i like it (Report) Reply

  • (7/9/2009 3:05:00 AM)


    This is greatness, the ability to pen the most sublime feelings! (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (8/30/2007 3:50:00 AM)


    Exotically brilliant yet divine.................. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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