Sarojini Naidu

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Saroji Naidu also known by the sobriquet The Nightingale of India, was a child prodigy, Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the Governor of Uttar Pradesh state. was a great patriot, politician, orator and administrator. of all t ...

Sarojini Naidu Poems

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Autumn Song

Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow,
   The sunset hangs on a cloud;
A golden storm of glittering sheaves,
Of fair and frail and fluttering leaves,
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2.
Palanquin Bearers

Lightly, O lightly we bear her along,
She sways like a flower in the wind of our song;
She skims like a bird on the foam of a stream,
She floats like a laugh from the lips of a dream.
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3.
Indian Weavers

WEAVERS, weaving at break of day,
Why do you weave a garment so gay? . . .
Blue as the wing of a halcyon wild,
We weave the robes of a new-born child.
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4.
Coromandel Fishers

Rise, brothers, rise; the wakening skies pray to the morning light,
The wind lies asleep in the arms of the dawn like a child that has cried all night.
Come, let us gather our nets from the shore and set our catamarans free,
To capture the leaping wealth of the tide, for we are the kings of the sea!
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5.
A Love Song From The North

Tell me no more of thy love, papeeha,
Wouldst thou recall to my heart, papeeha,
Dreams of delight that are gone,
When swift to my side came the feet of my lover
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Sarojini Naidu Comments

Umesh Modi 30 January 2009

One of the excellent person & human being

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p.a. noushad 11 July 2008

your poems give me different colours of life.

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Sri Lakshan 10 July 2013

I like your poems! I am interested in 'Autumn Song. Your are the real nightingale of India! !

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Its very apt that Mahatma Gandhiji called her the nightingale of India.

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Brandon Hurley 03 July 2013

Hello, I am interested in using the poem Cradle Song to use for lyrics for a song. How would i go through the process of getting approval from you. The song will not be published or used by anything with out my permission. I am college student looking to create music for my singing group. Please respond so I can talk to you more about this topic.

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Bijay Kant Dubey 11 May 2021

Sarojini is really a songstress whose art of poesy lies it in song-making, scripting the songs to be sung. The songs which she has written tell of the different aspects of Indian life, art, society and culture. One can feel the pains of Mira and Radha in her poetry.

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P.kavya sri 28 November 2020

I want Sarojini Naidu poems

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Sathwika 10 November 2020

Jai India

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B.geethika 09 November 2020

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GEETHIKA 09 November 2020

Ok comment

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