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(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."
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  • 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.

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  • Vivek Raval (1/5/2014 9:33:00 AM)

    I like this poem very much. This poem is heart touching.

  • Ramesh Rai (9/12/2013 7:21:00 PM)

    love of mother and child has been affectionately drawn here.

  • Wang Sang (7/23/2013 1:59:00 AM)

    This potrays to me the intimidation of a child to his mother...their love.

  • 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.

  • Kavitha Mj (4/21/2012 3:44:00 PM)

    Wonderful portrayel of mother and child relationship! ! !

  • 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.

  • Vanita Thakkar (8/1/2009 2:08:00 AM)

    Such great expression - pure, hearty emotions and wonderful imagination! ! A real masterpiece! !

  • Neelima Devi Vuddaraju (6/30/2009 1:24:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem about the childs unconditional love towards mother. Every mom wil be happy to hear this.

  • Maitreyee Joshi (6/5/2009 11:11:00 PM)

    this is a real imagination with a stroke of a master.

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