Toru Dutt

(4 March 1856 - 30 August 1877 / Calcutta / British India)

Toru Dutt Poems

1. The Young Captive 3/22/2012
2. My Vocation 9/2/2010
3. The Broken Bell 3/22/2012
4. Christmas 3/22/2012
5. The Sower 3/22/2012
6. Love Came To Flora Asking For A Flower 9/2/2010
7. Sonnet 9/2/2010
8. Our Casuarina Tree 9/2/2010
9. Lakshman 9/2/2010
Best Poem of Toru Dutt

Lakshman

'Hark! Lakshman! Hark, again that cry!
It is, - it is my husband's voice!
Oh hasten, to his succour fly,
No more hast thou, dear friend, a choice.
He calls on thee, perhaps his foes
Environ him on all sides round,
That wail, - it means death's final throes!
Why standest thou, as magic-bound?


'Is this a time for thought, - oh gird
Thy bright sword on, and take thy bow!
He heeds not, hears not any word,
Evil hangs over us, I know!
Swift in decision, prompt in deed,
Brave unto rashness, can this be,
The man to whom all looked at ...

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