Rabindranath Tagore

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

Who Is This - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

I came out alone on my way to my tryst.
But who is this that follows me in the silent dark?

I move aside to avoid his presence but I escape him not.

He makes the dust rise from the earth with his swagger;
he adds his loud voice to every word that I utter.

He is my own little self, my lord, he knows no shame;
but I am ashamed to come to thy door in his company.


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  • (2/17/2019 10:44:00 AM)

    One night the corrs #crazy (Report)Reply

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  • Riza Braholli (7/21/2018 3:42:00 PM)

    it's great great and yust great poem! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/16/2018 1:33:00 AM)

    this poem is my favorite poem.. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/21/2018 8:22:00 AM)

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  • Robert Murray Smith (6/7/2018 7:28:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem that is a delight. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/3/2018 5:24:00 PM)

    His poems are so enlightening! (Report)Reply

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  • (2/20/2016 2:27:00 AM)

    Intimidating and inspiring poem...............1000+ (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2016 8:48:00 PM)

    ..........a wonderful write and so inspiring ★ (Report)Reply

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  • Frank (black) Blacharczyk (7/27/2015 1:49:00 PM)

    I like this poem. It is that other self when most people aren't looking (Report)Reply

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  • John Tatum (6/24/2015 1:58:00 PM)

    Hearing the poem read by the computer generated voice is too sad and lifeless. Please let a real human read these poems from now on. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajesh Thankappan (1/20/2015 9:59:00 AM)

    Along with our brighter side there is a darker side too. The darker side always accompany the brighter side even when we go to meet the God, in our final tryst! Wonderful write! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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