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Dario Aacho…


Dario aacho tumi aamar ganer o parey

Rabindranath Tagore

you have been standing
on the other banks of my song
i have been singing for you

Rabindranath Tagore

has it been long
has it been far
has it been somewhere
a season grew from houses afar
and the fort wall its many holes in it
an evening had flown through it that day
our words like unspoken trees
had once tried climbing higher than the fort
you had then put your hand over my lips
a captive moon instead rose asking
has it been so long
has it been so far
has it been nowhere indeed.

Poem and Drawing by Amitabh Mitra
Please listen to the melodious song of Tagore by clicking on Dario Aacho


Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    June 28th, 2009 @23:13 #

    Oh drat, am out of bandwidth and I want to listen to the song...

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Amitabh</a>
    June 29th, 2009 @13:39 #

    U would love it



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