Look To This Day

Poem By Kalidasa

Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life.
In its brief course
Lie all the verities and realities of your existence.
The bliss of growth,
The glory of action,
The splendour of achievement
Are but experiences of time.

For yesterday is but a dream
And tomorrow is only a vision;
And today well-lived, makes
Yesterday a dream of happiness
And every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well therefore to this day;
Such is the salutation to the ever-new dawn!

Comments about Look To This Day

WONDERFUL Sentiments even after all the centuries these words still inspire meaning.
A great profound philosophical life song reiterating true way of living and enjoying life in a meaningful manner. A well deserved classic poem of the day.
Very profound philosophical write directing towards correct way of living and enjoying life. A well deserved classic poem of the day.
2) Like this Classic Poem Of The Day, for sure another masterpiece, reading this once again, makes the poem a great gem and greater masterpiece.Only about life itself, and I relate this life according to my insight of our life with the Almighty God. The great poet Kalidasa created this poem about LIFE, that is in reality Life with God. The words so beautifully rendered. Amazing!
Kālidāsa wrote three plays. Among them, Abhijñānaśākuntalam (" Of Shakuntala recognised by a token" ;) is generally regarded as a masterpiece. It was among the first Sanskrit works to be translated into English, and has since been translated into many languages. This is so wonderfully announced, and that's why we can still read his beautiful poems.


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