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Tagore Song (#54) How Long Do I Have To Wait, My Beloved

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Oh, quietly asleep Thou Art
In my deepest heart, all alone
Please wake up my Beloved!
I’m waiting behind closed door
How long do I have to wait!

The nightly stars appeared
All across the clear sky
And peeping thru my window
Please wake up my Beloved

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: love
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Roseann Shawiak 25 August 2015

A quiet impatience beneath the surface, wanting his beloved to wake up. You can feel the anticipation of her waking up, yet it never happens and the darkness continues to hide her. Wonderful translation, Tushar. Love this one! Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn

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Rajesh Thankappan 11 March 2015

Though I have not read the original poem, your translation of if has style and poise. A very interesting write.

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Tushar Ray 12 March 2015

Thank you very much. I try my best to get the deep message of Tagore's song across in my translation.

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