Michael Shepherd Beauty Poems

! The Eye Of Beauty

Krishna passed that mountain many times;
and yet his followers observed that day
that all his mind was filled with fresh delight
as if he'd never walked, nor seen, that way;

The Mind's Strange Beauty, With Its Smile

It’s said, that when our mind
awakes, out of that sweetest place
in which it sleeps, rests, is refreshed;
in the morning; or in those

! ! A Measured Beauty: The Japanese Mind

Between the high grey residential block
and the busy, noisy Japanese street
there’s a small park: three tall trees
in a broad bed of grey slate chips;

! Beauty Of The Shining Self

The life of a ‘minor poet’, an amateur,
of, say, fifty, a hundred years, ago,
and long before that: