An Unpublished Fragment Connected with Sri Aurobindo’s “The Future Poetry”

Dear Friends,

We are happy to share with our readers a fragment which was found in a notebook used by Sri Aurobindo in 1920. Evidently intended for The Future Poetry, it is closely linked to the last chapter of this book, which was published in the Arya in July 1920. One might suppose that the fragment was intended to be part of the last chapter, or that it is the beginning of a new chapter that was never completed. The subject which the fragment hints at does not seem to have been given full treatment anywhere in The Future Poetry.

With warm regards,

Anurag Banerjee


Overman Foundation.


The poetry of the future will be whatever

The poetry of the future will be unlike that of the past in one very important circumstance that in whatever languages it may be written, it will be more and more moved by the common mind and motives of all the human peoples. Mankind is now being drawn to a fundamental unity of thought and culture among all its racial and national differences to which there has been no parallel 

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