Learn More

Moloy Bhattacharya

Rookie - 92 Points (01-04-1982 / Burdwan, West Bengal)

Forgotten Rabindranath Tagore


You voiced a protest at a time
The country was a slave to alien
You took up your inborn weapon, a pen
That grew fat with time
Tasted with flavour hungry people
Silently instilled a waking call
Bravely for a mission to move on
Their lost glory to get back
As a gust of fresh wind
Flew your message everywhere
That washed the cloudy spirits
From the youths dropped down in plenty

*******
Now free we are, so our country
Routine is our life, a heavy industry
We think less, exhibit more vainly
That are not our own, a borrowed robe
Spared a day for you, not of respect
But to make merry with decorations
Not addicted the youths to your art
Without a single fan are you
Blessed are filmstars and a very few
A bearded past to them you are
Our ignorance that you are ignored
God spare us! We are satans
Of your creative kingdom
But your glory will never fade
Not after our flesh burns into ashes...

Submitted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Forgotten Rabindranath Tagore by Moloy Bhattacharya )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. The Tiger, William Blake
  8. Alone With Everybody, Charles Bukowski
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Shrouded, Jessica Paige Davies
  2. I Live, Tanja Henderson
  3. This year, maryline vautravers
  4. Friends, maryline vautravers
  5. Cuba…..God's Betrayal……….Perhaps, James B. Earley
  6. Poetic-Spectator*, Tushar Ray
  7. True Love Never Dies, lou parks
  8. Untitled VII, Sierra Staten
  9. The unblamenesses allay wounds, Pijush Biswas
  10. I Move, So I Am, Tanja Henderson
[Hata Bildir]