Today is my favorite poet, writer, musician… and teacher, mentor, guide, friend… and lot more Tagore’s birthday. Well, it may seem superficial to you but believe me, there are thousands of Bengalis who will gladly call Tagore by all these names, together.
Quite an enviable impression, huh?
May his name become immortal and people love his works in the next millennium, millennium afterwards…
I have published a book in mixed language, Bengali and English on this special date, his English calendar birthday, 7/5/15, these poems are from it-