Tagore Poems


 Tagore Poems

” I touch God in my song
    as the hill touches the far-away sea
      with its waterfall.
The butterfly counts not months but moments,
    and has time enough.”

Tagore (1)

Rabindranath Tagore has created not only a unique voice in Indian literature but one that is aceesible to the English reader. His lyrical poems are charming and uplifting as well as edifying and attain to the rare heights of poetry

 “I leave no trace of wings in the air,

        but I am glad I have had my flight ”   

 R. Tagore

Other Tagore Poetry at Poetseers

Photo Credit: Unmesh

Selected Books by R. Tagore

(1) Excerpt from Fireflies by Tagore