Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Where the mind is without fear

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls
Where words come out from the depth of truth
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit
Where the mind is led forward by thee
Into ever-widening thought and action
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake

from Rabindranath Tagore’s Geetanjali


At 2:16 PM, Blogger Gokul Kumar said...

"a poem should light up at least one heart"

i read dis as the definition of a poem and geetanjali deserves more and the world knows how much...


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