The sun of the first day
Put the question
To the new manifestation of life —
Who are you?
There was no answer.
Years passed by.

The last sun of the last day
Uttered the question
on the shore of the western sea,
In the hush of evening —
Who are you!
No answer came.

last writings - rabindranath tagore - July 27, 1941
During the final weeks before his death, Tagore dictated three poems called "shesh lekha," or last writings. This is one of them. Excerpt from Rabindranath Tagore: The Myriad-Minded Man by Krishna Dutta & Andrew Robinson (1995).