Rabindranath Tagore

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

Poems On Time - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

The butterfly counts not months but moments,
and has time enough.

Time is a wealth of change,
but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth.

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.

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  • (2/18/2019 10:18:00 AM)

    Very nice poems of Rabindranath tagore (Report) Reply

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  • (2/14/2019 8:57:00 PM)

    Looking for the original in Bengali (Report) Reply

  • Krushna Chandra Ghosh (11/19/2018 12:57:00 AM)

    Nice and beautiful poem
    Thank you
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  • Ruta Mohapatra (7/24/2018 11:54:00 AM)

    ' like dew on the tip of a leaf'.......Nice simile! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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