Nazrul Islam

You Were Born Before I Gave You A Birth - Poem by Nazrul Islam

You were born
Before I gave you a birth.
You grew, you flourished,
Even you surpassed my height.
I thought, I dozed and then I slept,
And you then kept your pace.

Ages rocked, my head was knocked
And I woke
To see you wrapped in red and white.
You heal the soul,
The rest heal bole
Knowing not the tender kernel.
Heal me up, now, I'm so bleed,
My sleep has made me dead!

I knew not, I dare not,
How I gave you birth.
Yes, ...
You were born
Before I gave you a birth!

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is written in praise of my dearest student, a budding poet Krishnakhi Goswami to inspire her in her poetic career.

Comments about You Were Born Before I Gave You A Birth by Nazrul Islam

  • Gajanan Mishra (9/1/2013 12:11:00 AM)

    I like the thought process, thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Indranil Bhaduri (9/6/2012 3:37:00 AM)

    Too Good a poem. Loved it! (Report) Reply

  • (9/6/2012 12:47:00 AM)

    Beautiful sir. My whole hearted appreciation. (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    brilliant work sir....really heart felt
    i am pretty sure you will be able to inspire many poets in their life....
    wish you a great time,
    (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (8/27/2012 11:51:00 AM)

    The title really called me to read it and the idealistic words you chose definitely conveyed deeper in readers mind_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, August 27, 2012

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