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Rabindranath Tagore Poems

 

Rabindranath Tagore was born in 1861 in the vast city of Calcutta. His Brahman family was wealthy and prominent; his father, Maharishi Debendranath Tagore, was a scholar and religious reformer. Sarada Devi, his mother, died when he was just a young boy -- when her body was carried out through the courtyard and then burned, was when he first realized that ...

Easter Poems

 

Easter is one of the most important holidays on the Christian calendar. From a theological point of view, this day marks the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, whom the Christians believe was the Son of God. He came to Earth to live among the people, teaching them and providing them with an example of how they should live their lives. He ...

Poems on Beauty

 

Like any discussion about something, the first thing you need to do is define what you're talking about. It can be difficult enough when talking about something that people generally agree on, but take a topic that is very subjective, and you'll likely never come to a full agreement. For instance, what is 'beauty'? This is probably one of the most ...

Malayalam Poems

 

There are so many interesting languages and dialects throughout the world, it seems impossible to ever know even a little about each one. Yet, each and every one of those languages and dialects has some fascinating lessons to teach us. For instance, on the continent of India, there are a multitude of languages, and one of those is Malayalam. This language, ...

Poems With Alliteration

 

There are many different literary devices used by authors and poets to help create interest and creativity I their writings. Whether it's the use of metaphors or similes, foreshadowing or flashbacks, or various rhythm or rhyming schemes, they all help the writer to produce enjoyable works of written art. One of the many literary tools used, especially in poetry, is alliteration. ...

Poems About Music

 

It may seem a little redundant to talk about poems about music, since the lyrics to most music is some form of poetry. Yet, the connection between the two can be enhanced by one of them sharing about the other. We all appreciate music. It speaks to our emotions and to our senses. Instrumental music has a way of provoking certain ...

Limerick Poems

 

One of the more interesting forms of poetry is the limerick. Although no one seems to take credit for having been the created the limerick style of poetry, there have been many poets who have excelled at writing them. Some of the earliest known examples of the limerick were found back in the 1800s. In general, the limerick is recognized by ...

William Wordsworth Poems

 

It's always interesting to see how a person's early life experiences shapes their future. When we look at the life of William Wordsworth, we can see a very good example of this. He was born in Cockermouth, in the county of Cumbria, England, in 1770. When he was just eight years old, his mother passed away, which had a profound impact ...

Metaphor Poems

 

In reality, there are not any poems that are not metaphors of some kind. Still, people want to know what a true metaphor poem would be like. Sometimes it takes a little explaining to clarify why all poems are metaphors by starting with one that is quite obvious in its metaphorical form. For those who are perhaps neophytes in the world ...

Kinds of Poems

 

There are many, many types of poetry. A simple list would indicate many that you are probably already familiar with. Those who would consider themselves as scholars of literature would recognize a few more. But even they might be tripped up on a few of the more obscure type of poetic form. Let's look at a few these less common one. The ...