I THE DARK
In a worldless timeless lightless great emptiness
Four-faced Brahma broods.
In desperate hope I go and search for her
in all the corners of my room;
I find her not.
Kasinath the new young singer fills the hall with sound:
The seven notes dance in his throat like s
I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby's very
I know it has stars t
Time is endless in thy hands, my lord.
There is none to count thy minutes.
Days and nights pas
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish af
If baby only wanted to, he could fly up to heaven this moment.
It is not for nothing that he does n
Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck
with my tears of sorrow.
The stars have w
Pity, in place of love,
That pettiest of gifts,
Is but a sugar-coating over neglect.
When the heart is hard and parched up,
come upon me with a shower of mercy.
When grace is lost
I thought that my voyage had come to its end
at the last limit of my power,---that the path before
Bless this little heart, this white soul that has won the kiss of
heaven for our earth.
He loves t
You say that father write a lot of books, but what he write I don't
He was reading to