Rabindranath Tagore

(7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India)

Clouds and Waves


Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
We play with the golden dawn, we play with the silver moon."
........................
........................
read full text »

Form:

# 148 poem on top 500 Poems


Do you like this poem?
103 person liked.
28 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (Clouds and Waves by Rabindranath Tagore )

Enter the verification code :

  • Veteran Poet - 2,900 Points Rajesh Thankappan (1/17/2015 1:33:00 AM)

    But I know a better game than that.
    I will be the waves and you will be a strange shore.
    I shall roll on and on and on, and break upon your lap with
    laughter.
    And no one in the world will know where we both are.


    An Incredible poem that portrays the bond between a mother and her child. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,138 Points Piyush Dey (8/5/2014 12:22:00 PM)

    this poem is so exquisitely written, just brought tears in my eyes. Mr. Tagore is like the mentor of the class and we the students. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (6/8/2014 8:13:00 PM)

    .........an incredible write....the poet took me into the imaginary world of a child.... and I loved it... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,237 Points Ramesh Rai (2/9/2014 2:40:00 AM)

    During my childhood i was too thinking there is some end of earth n sky would be starting just from there. Poet has made a beautiful depiction of heart of a child. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Wang Sang (7/23/2013 1:59:00 AM)

    This potrays to me the intimidation of a child to his mother...their love. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tabassum Malik (8/26/2012 10:27:00 AM)

    A wonderful portrayl of innocent desire of a child, abeautiful presentation of mother child relation ship. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chaitanya Dorwat (12/18/2010 2:24:00 AM)

    I get emotional on every read, truely tagore saab was a genius, a poem which has much much deeper implications weaved in simple lovely words camoflauging its actual implications beautifully. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Vanita Thakkar (8/1/2009 2:08:00 AM)

    Such great expression - pure, hearty emotions and wonderful imagination! ! A real masterpiece! ! (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  2. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  3. I Dream A World, Langston Hughes
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  6. April Rain Song, Langston Hughes
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. I, Too, Langston Hughes
  9. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  10. Life Is Fine, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

THE CHANCELLOR mused as he nibbled his pen
(Sure no Minister ever looked wiser),
And said, “I can summon a million of men
To fight for their country and Kaiser;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Darkness, yvonne stine
  2. Knocking at your door, yvonne stine
  3. Noisy -Noisy Frog, Aftab Alam
  4. Prince and Saviour, yvonne stine
  5. يا قمرنا يا مليح, Abdullah alHemaidy
  6. God is faithful & True, yvonne stine
  7. My name, Nassy Fesharaki
  8. Author of space and time, yvonne stine
  9. I Couldn't Hold On Your Hands!, Geetha Jayakumar
  10. An Apple Of Love!, Geetha Jayakumar
[Hata Bildir]