[Epub] ➜ I Won't Let You Go: Selected Poems ➡ Rabindranath Tagore – Writerscompany.co.uk

I Won't Let You Go: Selected Poems Okay, Tagore is my all time favorite poet so it is only natural I m gonna give him 5 stars I turned to Tagore when my wife died in 2005 He came closer to reflecting what I felt than anyone alive There are many reasons he won a Nobel Prize for literature This poem has to be one of them and there are manyThis poem was written in 1880, five years after the death of his mother He was only 22 His poetry is timeless.Invocation to SorrowCome, sorrow, come,I ve spread a seat for you.Pull, r Okay, Tagore is my all time favorite poet so it is only natural I m gonna give him 5 stars I turned to Tagore when my wife died in 2005 He came closer to reflecting what I felt than anyone alive There are many reasons he won a Nobel Prize for literature This poem has to be one of them and there are manyThis poem was written in 1880, five years after the death of his mother He was only 22 His poetry is timeless.Invocation to SorrowCome, sorrow, come,I ve spread a seat for you.Pull, rip out each blood vessel from my heart,place your thirsty lips on each split veinand suck from my bloodstream drop by drop.With a mother s affection I shall nurture you.My heart s treasure, come you to my heart Come, sorrow, come,My heart s full of such longing Press your hands on my mouth,fall tumbling on my heart s ground.Like an orphaned child cry loudly within me oncetill it echoes in all my heart.In my heart of hearts there s a musical instrument that s broken.Pick it up with your hands,play it with al your strength,like a madman strum it twang twang.Instrument and strings if they break, let them.Never mind, pick it up,play it with all your strengthlike a madman strum it twang twang.Bruised by sharp sounds,all the echoes troubled, will cry out in chorusin pain.Come, sorrow, please come Come, sorrow, treasure of my heart.Right here I ve spread your seatWhatever little blood is left in my heart of hearts,all of that you may drain if you wish Autumn 1880, p 71 A Substantial Selection Ofpoems By Tagore , The Winner Of The Nobel Prize For Literature In , And India S Greatest Modern Poet He Was The Most Brilliant Creative Genius Produced By The Indian Renaissance One of the best translations I ve read of Tagore s poetry Dyson an accomplished poet, novelist, playwright, and linguist gives readers a better sense of the beauty and power of Tagore s work as a poetic visionary and master craftsman Lyrical, delicate, warm, sensual, and spiritual, Dyson s translations take English readers to the heart of Tagore s poetic vision. Each and every poem is the gem The entire book is the journey of life..knowledge and enlightenment Each poem shows that why Gurudev Rabindra nath Tagore got Nobel for literature..


About the Author: Rabindranath Tagore

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures His novels, stories, songs, dance dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal Gitanjali Song Offerings , Gora Fair Faced , and Ghare Baire The Home and the World are his best known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed or panned for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems India s Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh s Amar Shonar Bangla.The complete works of Rabindranath Tagore in the original Bengali are now available at these third party websites


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