Lakshman By 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,…

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My Vocation By Toru Dutt

My Vocation A waif on this earth, Sick, ugly and small, Contemned from my birth And rejected by all, From my lips broke Where –…

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Our Casuarina Tree By Toru Dutt

Our Casuarina Tree LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, Up to its very summit near the…

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The Broken Bell By Toru Dutt

The Broken Bell ‘Tis bitter-sweet on winter nights to note, Beside the palpitating fire reclined, The chimes, across the fogs, upon the wind. Now loud,…

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Love Came To Flora Asking For A Flower By Toru Dutt

Love Came To Flora Asking For A Flower Love came to Flora asking for a flower That would of flowers be undisputed queen, The lily…

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Sonnet By Toru Dutt

Sonnet A sea of foliage girds our garden round, But not a sea of dull unvaried green, Sharp contrasts of all colors here are seen;…

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Christmas By Toru Dutt

Christmas The sky is dark, the snow descends: Ring, bells, ring out your merriest chime! Jesus is born; the Virgin bends Above him. Oh, the…

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The Young Captive By Toru Dutt

The Young Captive The budding shoot ripens unharmed by the scythe, Without fear of the press, on vine branches lithe, Through spring-tide the green clusters…

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The Sower By Toru Dutt

The Sower Sitting in a porchway cool, Sunlight, I see, dying fast, Twilight hastens on to rule. Working hours have well-nigh past. Shadows run across…

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