Toru Dutt

Toru Dutt
Calcutta / British India
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Toru Dutt was an Indian poet who wrote in English and French, and made a mark in literature in spite of her premature death.

Early Life

She remained in Calcutta till November 1869, after which she and her sister Aru traveled to France, Italy and then England. She went to a school in France for the first time of her life and had an int ...
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Our Casuarina Tree
LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round
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Without fear of the press, on vine branches lithe,
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Love came to Flora asking for a flower
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Manvi samodia 28 November 2018
The lotus
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hemak 24 July 2018
simple poems nd easy to understand vth a bunch of messages..
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Rhitika maji 08 May 2018
The poems are very good
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M. Ch. Nageswara Rao 15 March 2018
Toru Datt poems are very pantastic and I like very much.
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Nilesh raj 10 January 2018
Our casuarina tree
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Fabrizio Frosini 15 December 2015
(1856 - 1877) so young.. so good.. what a pity..
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Sadikur Rahaman 25 December 2011
Attractive poet he is!
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