Swami Vivekananda Poems

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1.
A Blessing

The Mother's heart, the hero's will,
The softest flowers' sweetest feel;
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2.
Peace

Behold, it comes in might,
The power that is not power,
The light that is in darkness,
The shade in dazzling light.
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3.
The Song Of The Free

The wounded snake its hood unfurls,
The flame stirred up doth blaze,
The desert air resounds the calls
Of heart-struck lion's rage.
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4.
To The Fourth Of July

Behold, the dark clouds melt away,
That gathered thick at night, and hung
So like a gloomy pall above the earth!
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5.
Quest For God

O'ver hill and dale and mountain range,
In temple, church, and mosque,
In Vedas, Bible, Al Koran
I had searched for Thee in vain.
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6.
My Play Is Done

Ever rising, ever falling with the waves of time, still rolling on I go
From fleeting scene to scene ephemeral, with life's currents' ebb and flow.
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7.
Angels Unawares

(Written on 1 September,1898.)

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8.
The Living God

He who is in you and outside you,
Who works through all hands,
Who walks on all feet,
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9.
Light

I look behind and after
And find that all is right,
In my deepest sorrows
There is a soul of light.
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10.
A Benediction

The mother's heart, the hero's will,
The sweetness of the southern breeze,
The sacred charm and strength that dwell
On Aryan altars, flaming, free;
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