Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

ॐ (A Prayer For Creation) - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

In the beginning was the word...

Oṃ śānti śānti śānti

take the dark
and make of it a hollow
take the hollow
and make of it an emptiness
take the emptiness
and make of it a silence
take the silence
and make of it...

Oṃ śānti śānti śānti

Topic(s) of this poem: creation

Form: Free Verse


Comments about ॐ (A Prayer For Creation) by Charl JF Cilliers

  • Souren Mondal (11/10/2015 10:00:00 AM)


    An interesting take on Indian metaphysics... Thank you for sharing.. Peace... (Report) Reply

    Charl Cilliers Charl Cilliers (11/11/2015 12:36:00 AM)

    Thank you, Souren - for me this is universal truth!

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015



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