Autumn Song – Sarojini Naidu Poetry:
This is a poem written by the Indian Poet Sarojini Naidu who was an Indian independence activist and poet.
Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow,
The sunset hangs on a cloud;
A golden storm of glittering sheaves,
Of fair and frail and fluttering leaves,
The wild wind blows in a cloud.
Hark to a voice that is calling
To my heart in the voice of the wind:
My heart is weary and sad and alone,
For its dreams like the fluttering leaves have gone,
And why should I stay behind?
About the Poet
Sarojini Naidu Also Known as NightaSarojini-Naidunge of India, Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist and poet. Sarojini Naidu began writing at the age of twelve. Her first collection of poems, named “The Golden Threshold” was published in 1905. Her Poems were admired by many prominent poets and scholars. Later her collection of poems entitled “The Feather of The Dawn” was edited and published posthumously in 1961 by her daughter Padmaja.
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