Rabindranath Tagore

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

Give Me Strength - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

This is my prayer to thee, my lord---strike,
strike at the root of penury in my heart.

Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrows.

Give me the strength to make my love fruitful in service.

Give me the strength never to disown the poor or bend my knees before insolent might.

Give me the strength to raise my mind high above daily trifles.

And give me the strength to surrender my strength to thy will with love.

Comments about Give Me Strength by Rabindranath Tagore

  • Rookie Ashokan Sivapragasam (1/2/2012 10:52:00 PM)

    Awesome Poem that everyone keep in mind, heart or whatever to (we, human beings) be along with this lines. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Melanie Ann Calvert (3/31/2007 4:02:00 PM)

    This is a really beautiful prayer. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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