poet Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu

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Ecstasy

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!

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (9/9/2020 11:45:00 PM)

    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! ......beautiful loving poem; enjoyable to read;

    O love
    possess me, my wholeness
    make me you transcendental hypnotizing existence
    I want to be your merely

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  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (9/9/2020 11:45:00 PM)

    'O silence my lips with a kiss,
    My lips that are weary of song! ' - Beautiful!
    Loved the caption too.

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  • T Rajan Evol (9/9/2020 8:33:00 PM)

    Amusing poem on love by classic poetess.

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  • Dr. antony theodore (9/9/2020 1:48:00 PM)

    And the burden of love, like the grace
    Of a flower that is smitten with rain:
    O shelter my soul from thy face!
    Very fine expressions of Sarojini Naidu

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (9/9/2020 10:12:00 AM)

    Eyes of love! !
    Romantic hour of peace! ! !
    Musing along.


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (9/9/2020 8:57:00 AM)

    very nice poem.. really encouraging one... clear 10

    It is paradise
    Wednesday,8th September 2020


    we shall strive hard
    and revive
    the genuine spirit
    and greet with an equal zeal

    Dr Jadia Hasmukh

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (9/9/2020 7:57:00 AM)

    Awesome poem on love, Dr Sarojni Naidu was learned, literate freedom fighter and Politician and over and above an ace poet and singer.

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran NairParameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (9/9/2020 4:51:00 AM)

    My soul is bent low with the pain
    And the burden of love, like the grace
    Of a flower that is smitten with rain:

    sublimating poem

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  • Sweeti (5/15/2018 1:55:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem beautiful poem

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  • Meera Panigrahi (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

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

    this is a good one, i like it

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  • Soumyendu Biswas (7/9/2009 3:05:00 AM)

    This is greatness, the ability to pen the most sublime feelings!

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

    Exotically brilliant yet divine..................

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