All You Who Sleep Tonight – Poem by Vikram Seth

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All You Who Sleep Tonight a Poem by Vikram Seth who is an Indian novelist and one of the famous poet from India. He has written several novels and poetry books.

vikram-sethAll you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
No hand to left or right
And emptiness above –

Know that you aren’t alone
The whole world shares your tears,
Some for two nights or one,
And some for all their years. 

 

About the Poet – Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Seth’s collections of poetry such as Mappings and Beastly Tales are notable contributions to the Indian English language poetry canon.

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