SPIRITUAL POEMS: “Closed path” by Rabindranath Tagore (from an older post)

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“Closed path” 

I thought that my voyage had come to its end
at the last limit of my power,
—that the path before me was closed,
that provisions were exhausted
and the time come to take shelter in a silent obscurity.

But I find that thy will knows no end in me.
And when old words die out on the tongue,
new melodies break forth from the heart;
and where the old tracks are lost,
new country is revealed with its wonders.

by Rabindranath Tagore

 

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Rabindranath Tagore…..He is a legendary poet…He is the writer of the national anthem of our country Bangladesh and also our neigbouring country India…and He is from our Bengali community…

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    1. So true dear Joshada and thank you for sharing your insight! I have posted several of his poems through the years, he is one of my favorite poets as well. You should be proud for th great mystic poets that have come forth from your community! Sending love and light your way, Amira

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      1. Thank you and yup, we are very proud of Him..you should read ‘Gitanjali’ by Rabindranath Tegore, for which He got nobel prize…

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        1. Thank you so much dear friend for your suggestion! I will follow through and I am sure I will find more treasures there to share!!! In gratitude and Oneness, Amira

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  2. Lovely poem by Rabindranath and yes when one door closes another surely opens.

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    1. So true dear Kamal! There is always hope in this forever unfolding Universe 🙂 ❤

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      1. Yes absolutely dear Amira and why not

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