Salutation by Tagore
In one salutation to thee, my God,
let all my senses spread out and touch this world at thy feet.
Like a rain-cloud of July
hung low with its burden of unshed showers
let all my mind bend down at thy door in one salutation to thee.
Let all my songs gather together their diverse strains into a single current
and flow to a sea of silence in one salutation to thee.
Like a flock of homesick cranes flying night and day
back to their mountain nests
let all my life take its voyage to its eternal home
in one salutation to thee.
Late Afternoon Gulf
'Salutation' was found in the collection 'Gitanjali' is also here
Monet's famous Sunrise, alleged to be as famous to many as the Mona Lisa...Credit goes here
Late Afternoon Gulf Painting found here "Late Afternoon Gulf" - just renamed and posted by beautiful artist, Jill Berry on gorgeous website, July 14, 2010