Rabindranath Tagore

Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
Rabindranath Tagore
Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
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Lamp Of Love

Rating: 2.9
Light, oh where is the light?
Kindle it with the burning fire of desire!

There is the lamp but never a flicker of a flame--is such thy fate, my heart?
Ah, death were better by far for thee!

Misery knocks at thy door,
and her message is that thy lord is wakeful,
and he calls thee to the love-tryst through the darkness of night.
The sky is overcast with clouds and the rain is ceaseless.
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Reshma 12 March 2018
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Amar Agarwala 25 April 2016
Kavi Guru's verses are like magic... they brighten darkened lives with their beacon of light.
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Susan Williams 25 April 2016
Very beautifully penned images- the poem is a good mixture of images of the turmoil and violent and overwhelming nature of love/desire. Definitely written to stir the emotions!
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Ratnakar Mandlik 25 April 2016
Light, oh where is the light! Kindle it with the burning fire of desire!
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Wahab Abdul 25 April 2016
fist sentence is stupid.
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* Sunprincess * 25 April 2016
..............lamp of love is a beautiful metaphor ? kindle the lamp of love with thy life
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M Asim Nehal 25 April 2016
Motivating and inspiring poem........100++++
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Edward Kofi Louis 25 April 2016
Love! ! With the burning fire of desire. Nice piece of work.
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Akachukwu Lekwauwa 25 April 2016
...the wind rushes screaming through the void. nice piece from a great writer.
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